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MOT native garden

Gardens at the Museum of Transportation

Native Gardens On Saturday, we will  work on the native gardens to the left of the Museum of Transportation's main entrance (Lot 1) to address weeds as well as some overly aggressive natives. We may do some seed collection and trimming as well. Our work day will go from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Please call if you can't find me in my bright neon vest. Thanks to all our volunteers who help keep our gardens beautiful and

Landscaping volunteer

Join Gardening Team at MOT

Join our garden team at the Museum of Transportation! We invite gardening volunteers to maintain and enhance the beauty of MOT every Thursday morning from 8 - 11 a.m., as well as some evenings and weekends. Want to bring out a group? Contact April at team.nature.ed@gmail.com. This is a great way for your company or youth to earn their volunteers hours and help

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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