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Tree nursery volunteer

Special Branch Tree Nursery raise native trees and hedgerow shrubs grown organically from locally collected seeds and cuttings; we are a not for profit organisation; we are run entirely by volunteers.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

This opportunity involves raising trees from seed; transplanting; pruning; taking cuttings; composting; wild-flower meadow; pond and orchard management; plant and wildlife identification; general organic horticulture practice; all year round activities.

What induction, training and support is offered?

Full training; explanation and demonstrations are given to all appropriate activities.

What skills or qualities are needed?

Minimum age 16. No previous horticultural skills required; enthusiasm for the outdoors, gardening and nature are paramount. 

More info
Location

Stanmer

Deadline for applications

1 Mar 2020

Categories

Young people Older people

Activities

Volunteering as part of a team Conservation/gardening/animals

Disabled access?

No

Expenses paid?

No

Childcare available?

No

Contact name

Martin Verrall

Email address

specialbranchtrees@googlemail.com

More info »

http://www.specialbranchtrees.org.uk