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Volunteer

SFA Gardens volunteers

Volunteers

If you love gardening or simply love looking at gardens, we have a place for you. No matter your experience level or availability, SFA Gardens is full of opportunities to get involved and get connected to other like-minded folks. 

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Lunch Bunch is our monthly social for garden minded individuals. A variety of themed topics will be presented, and a short volunteer meeting will follow. Bring your own lunch. Third Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m. at the Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet, Nacogdoches, TX.

How to get involved

  1. Take a look at SFA’s volunteer policy.
  2. Fill out our information form to tell us a bit about yourself.
  3. Complete a volunteer release form.

    Email the volunteer release form to sfagardens@sfasu.edu or mail to:

    SFA Gardens
    P.O. Box 13000
    Nacogdoches, TX 75962

Volunteer Opportunities

Garden

  • Adopt a spot - curate one of the color areas
  • Maintain a safe walking space for visitors
  • Special projects:
    - Annual cleanup and plantings
    - Azalea trail prep
    - Other projects as they arise

Nursery

  • Grooming plants
  • Plant inventory

Greenhouse

  • Weekly watering
  • Potting, sowing seeds
  • Grooming plants

Clerical/Hospitality

  • Mailings
  • Record keeping
  • Lecture Series/Saturday Seminar
    - Room set-up
    - Technical support

Plant Sale

  • Labeling
  • Set-up
  • Sale day support

Other

  • Tour guides - guide scheduled tour guests through the gardens
  • Fundraising - brainstorm and implement creative ideas to generate funding for the gardens

Contact

SFA Gardens
936.468.4129
sfagardens@sfasu.edu

Office Address: 2900 Raguet St. 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 13000, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962