Extra Tools? Donate Them to the Museum of Transportation
Got extra tools? Donate them to the Museum of Transportation. Our gardening group is specifically looking for: Pointed shovels Ratchet loppers Hand cultivators Bow saws Large clean buckets Honeysuckle poppers Mattocks Small bypass pruners Wheelbarrows Questions? Call April on 847.289.9760 or email her at
Earth Day Planting Day
120 plants, 8 volunteers, 2.5 hours Thanks to the volunteers who braved the weather on Earth Day to plant flowers in front of Orthwein Education Center and Barrett Station. Come join us in the excitement to see these pollinator-friendly plants grow and beautify the landscape here at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis
Volunteer Gardening Work Days
Volunteer Gardening Work Days, Thursdays 8 - 11 a.m. The Museum of Transportation has native wildflower gardens, prairie gardens, pollinator gardens, and natural areas. These add beauty as well as much needed habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Volunteers of all experience levels are needed. We need help to pull weeds, install new plantings, water, mulch, and remove honeysuckle. Experienced gardeners are needed to mentor those who are new to gardening and supervise large groups. Currently, we host volunteer work days every Thursday from 8 - 11 a.m., but location may vary so it's good to call ahead or text (847) 289-9760. Other work days may be added over time, so please check Events Calendar - Museum of Transportation. Volunteers are asked to dress for the weather -- Long sleeves (with short sleeves underneath), long pants, hat, durable close-toed shoes, eye protection (it's fine to wear glasses) when trimming, a bucket, leather gloves, hand spade or
Pollinary Pantry Park is Buzzing!
Plan to visit (check our schedule here) our Pollinary Pantry Park on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. when MaryAnn Fink is available to answer pollinator or general gardening questions. MaryAnn is also available once a month on our Pollinator Pantry Park Family Days from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30