Volunteer: “Coffee Grounds” Tuesday Morning Gardening

Please fill out the form below to sign up for the “Coffee Grounds” Weekly Volunteer Gardening Group.

Tuesdays from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
March 19th to November 19th

Come work with Awbury’s Landscape Manager and Landscape Team on weekly garden projects. Each week will have a different focus in a garden within the Historic Landscape. Take the opportunity to learn weeding, pruning, plant identification and landscape maintenance hands on while discussing garden topics of interest.

All ages welcome. All young adults and children, age 17 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.   Please notify Karen upon registering of any limitations, allergies of concern, or special assistance needed.

Please, no groups larger than 10, and all participants ready and willing to get their hands dirty.

*If you have a larger group please visit this page to coordinate a separate project (coming soon) or register for a Seasonal Volunteer Project Day (coming soon).

Meet at the white barn at the rear of the Cope House Parking lot, 1 Awbury Rd, Phila, PA

Please bring garden gloves if you have them, and dress appropriate for the weather and work in the nature. Closed toes shoes required. 

In the case of inclement weather garden group may be canceled or the project changed.

All registered participants will be contacted directly by Karen.

THANK YOU for volunteering!

Weaver’s Way members: Please first visit the WW membership website to see which Awbury Volunteer projects count towards credit hours.  After signing up through the WW website, please complete the corresponding form below, checking the box to note your WW membership.


Volunteer at Awbury - "Coffee Grounds" Gardening

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  • This group meets every Tuesday morning from 9:00 - 11:30 AM. How often would you like to volunteer?
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Questions?  Please contact Karen Flick, Landscape Manager, at (215)-849-2855 ext. 17 or KFlick@Awbury.org.