The Helping Hands Gardening Groups

Join one of the Friends' Helping Hands Groups. These groups are just part of an exciting range of activities and events the Friends run for their members. The Friends support the Botanic Gardens providing financial and volunteer support for projects and events. Love the Gardens? Join the Friends! 
  • If you are interested in joining the Helping Hands please download the Volunteer form (below) or contact the Friends' office on (03) 9650 6398.
  • Helping Hands volunteers meet for half a day every second Wednesday to work (under supervision of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Horticultural staff) in the gardens of E Gate Lodge and Eastern Lodge at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens. 
  • Helping Hands volunteers also garden in the Plant Craft Cottage garden every second Tuesday, and in Gate Lodge (Friends' office) garden.
  • Volunteers do need to be a member of the Friends so join now to get involved.
  • Read more about the Helping Hands Groups.
  • Read more about Volunteering with the Friends.
Volunteer Application Form
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