Volunteer Activities

FOG members support both the Garden's mission and FOG's goals by participating in a variety of events and activities throughout the year. The membership application process and membership benefits are explained here. Our current individual and group activities are as follows:

Indoor Activities (Year-Round)
  • Calling Volunteers
  • Visitor Services/Front Desk
  • Visual Arts - workshops, exhibits, decorative items, etc.
  • Office Tasks - Inventory, Filing, etc. 
  • Gift Shop Products Workshops
Outdoor Activities (Seasonal)
  • Garden Clean-Up (April/May)
  • Children's Crafts, Stories, etc. (May - October)
  • Mt. Scio Road Clean-Up (Early June)
  • Special Events - Daytime (June-October) 
  • Special Events - Evenings/Weekends (June-October)
  • FOG Spring Plant Sale (Early June)
  • Mystery Garden Tour (July)
  • FOG Fall Plant Sale (Early September)
  • Merry & Bright Light Festival (December) 
  • Fundraising Projects/Applications (Year-Round) 
FOG Working Groups 
  • Carpentry Group - Tuesday mornings - Max 15 (October-May)
  • Horticultural Group - Wednesday mornings - Max 40 (May-November) (Not currently accepting new members as group is at capacity for 2019)
  • Board of Directors (September - June) 

For additional information on any of the above please contact the
Friends of the Garden at either
(709) 864-8590 or foginformation@gmail.com


Botanical Garden

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000