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Friends of the MUN Botanical Garden Volunteer Activities

Individual Activities


  • Gift Shop Duties
  • Calling Volunteers for Special Events
  • Field Centre Library
  • Field Centre Reception Desk
  • Mail-outs
  • Office Tasks
  • Research
  • Writing Twinflower Articles
  • Developing Workshops


  • Collecting Seeds (Seasonal)
  • Collecting Display Room Materials
  • Leading Bird Tours (Seasonal)
  • Leading Introductory Garden Tours (Seasonal)
  • Leading Wildflower Tours (Seasonal)
  • Photographing Plants, Birds, Nature Objects
  • Plant Watch (April to June)
  • Completing Trail Patrols

Special Events


  • Spring Clean-Up at the Garden (Late April)
  • Mt. Scio Road Clean-Up (Early June)
  • Spring Plant Sale (Early/Mid June)
  • Seniors' Day (Mid/Late June)
  • Fall Plant Sale (Early September)
  • FOG Members' Workshops (October to December)
  • Fundraising Projects (Varies)

MUN Botanical Garden:

  • Landscape & Garden Shows (March to September)
  • Canada's Garden Days (Mid June)
  • Thyme in the Garden Fundraiser (Mid June)
  • Mystery Garden Tour (Early July)
  • Food 'n Garden Fair (Late September/Early October)
  • Public Workshops (May to December)

FOG's Seasonal Working Groups

  • Carpentry (Seasonal: October to May on Tuesday Morning)
  • Dried Flowers (Seasonal: May to October on Wednesday Morning)
  • Horticulture (Seasonal: May to October)