Help beautify the Rose Garden by giving your time to the Rose Garden Corps

The Balboa Park Rose Garden Corps is a historic group of volunteers that have worked in partnership with the City of San Diego for more than 40 years to maintain the beautiful Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden in Balboa Park. The corps’ 80+ garden volunteers work weekly, March – November, pruning, weeding, and caring for the almost 130 varieties of roses.

Volunteer Requirements

Balboa Park Rose Garden Corps

The Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden requires almost year-round maintenance by the Rose Garden Corps.

  • Over the age of 18
  • Passionate about roses
  • Gardening experience with roses desired
  • Ability to walk, bend and kneel
  • Bring clippers, gloves, weeder and bucket
  • Available Tuesday or Thursday mornings
  • Willing to work 2.5-4 hr shifts, 7:30 - 11 a.m.
  • Commit to one shift per week
  • Attend monthly meeting on the third Tuesday of the month
  • Current Tetanus Immunization recommended

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