Landscape Volunteer, Weeding Wednesdays
Weeding Wednesdays take place at four different Historic New England properties each month, May to October, from 10:00 a.m. until noon:
First Wednesday of the month
Lyman Estate, Waltham, Mass.
- Second Wednesday of the month
Rundlet-May House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
- Third Wednesday of the month
Codman Estate, Lincoln, Mass.
- Fourth Wednesday of the month
Cogswell’s Grant, Essex, Mass.
Opportunity: Volunteers work alongside Historic New England’s staff experts and members to care for and learn about historic gardens and landscapes. Work includes seasonally appropriate tasks, such as weeding of the gardens and paths, dividing plants, planting new materials, invasives removal, and other clean-up activities.
Skills and Qualifications: Enthusiasm for gardens and landscapes, historic sites, and getting your hands dirty. No prior landscape or gardening experience necessary.
Participants can drop in on the day of the activity. For more information, please contact Melinda Huff at 617-994-5940 or MHuff@HistoricNewEngland.org.