Volunteering is at the top of the list of PHS events in the spring and summer. Come join thousands of gardening enthusiasts who share a love of plants and sustainability. No experience is necessary. Your enthusiasm to learn and lend a helping hand will support PHS’s mission—and, you’ll have fun, too!
Whether it's joining in workdays or planting trees in a Philadelphia neighborhood; maintaining the gardens at Meadowbrook Farm, or assisting guests at the Philadelphia Flower Show, PHS inspires a passion for sowing and growing together.
Sign up today by clicking on the following spring and summer volunteer events:
Azalea Garden Workdays
No registration is required – just show up. Come join us every third Saturday of the month, 9 AM – 11 AM, as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs, there is work for all ages!
Eastern State Penitentiary Terrace Garden Workdays
No registration is required – just show up. Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month, 9 AM – 11 AM, from April through November to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons.
Meadowbrook Farm Gardening
Located at charming Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown, PA. Gardening opportunities are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the year. Registration is required.
Tree Planting Workdays
Please check back to join us for our next tree planting in September!
Register on VolunteerHub
PHS uses VolunteerHub to post new and exciting volunteer opportunities throughout the year. If you do not have an account on VolunteerHub, please create one now. When registering, you can view and select other events that interest you. You will be notified when events for these volunteer opportunities become available.