Heritage Rose Garden - San Jose - NBC Bay Area

Heritage Rose Garden - San Jose




    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)

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

    Event max # of Volunteers: 30 volunteers

    Lucy Perez

    Contact Email: lperez@grpg.org

    Contact Phone:

    Age Restrictions:

    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:

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

    Additional Fees: 

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

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