Horticulture

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The division of horticulture recruits volunteers with a passion for gardening. There are volunteer opportunities both indoors and out, depending on the volunteer's preference and the horticulture department's current projects. Volunteers are welcome to start at any time of year and are encouraged to commit for one year as a way to experience the different seasons of horticulture with the Gallery.


Commitment
Participation in the program requires a one-year commitment is required, with a minimum of eight volunteer hours a month.

Application Process
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Potential volunteers will need to complete the online application in order to be considered. Within  14 business days of receiving the completed application, a member of the horticulture department will contact the applicant. The prospective volunteer will need to  schedule a time to meet the team members and tour the working space of the department (including the Sculpture Garden and greenhouses). A master gardener certification  is not required, but the horticulture department may provide opportunities to fulfill credit hours for certificate holders.

Note: Our online application form is not currently available. Please check back.

Contact Us

Please e-mail comments, concerns, or questions to gardens@nga.gov.

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