Heritage Rose Garden - San Jose

Tuesday, May 11, 2010  |  Updated 2:30 PM PDT
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Rose Pruning Blitz!

Want to do something different this summer to help your community and get a free ice cream as a reward?

The Heritage Rose Garden needs volunteers to snip all the dead roses in order to promote more bloom.  Volunteers will meet every second Tuesday of the month, 5:00-7:30 pm,  starting June  8 until September  7, 2009, with a sweet payoff at the end. No experience necessary.  It will be an enjoyable and rewarding way to spend a summer evening. The San Jose Heritage Rose Garden is located on Taylor Street, at Spring Street, just east of Coleman Avenue. 

Time: 9:00 am-12:00 every Wednesday & Saturday (8:00-11:00 am October-May)

Location: 
Heritage Rose Garden, West Taylor Street, San Jose, CA (visit www.grpg.org for directions)

Event max # of Volunteers: 30 volunteers

Contact: 
Lucy Perez

Contact Email: lperez@grpg.org

Contact Phone:
408-298-7657

Age Restrictions:
16+

Type of Work:
rose garden maintenance

Waiver Required?
Volunteers aged 16-17 need a release form signed by a parent/guardian. Volunteers 15 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

Attire: gardening clothes

Items to Bring:
Recommend bringing sun protection (hats, sun lotion, sun glasses, etc.)

Meals Provided:
No

Beverages Provided:
Drinking water fountains available nearby to refill water bottles.

Additional Fees: 
None

Parking Available:  Free parking, Seymour parking lot and side streets

Rain Contingency:
  If it rain, will need to re-schedule workday.

 

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