Meerkerk Gardens can use your skills and talents: Gatehouse greeters; office support; fundraising; social media; plant cataloging; education; research; publicity; facility improvements or special events. Please fill out and submit our questionnaire so we can contact you. If you have any questions please call our Admin Office at 360.678.1912, or email us at
Every Thursday 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Join the Meerkerk Gardens' Grateful Deadheaders. Report to the Volunteer Cottage any Thursday morning, reservations are not needed. Coffee and tea available throughout the day. Bring your favorite pruners and gloves and join the fun in the Gardens. We deadhead the rhododendrons, weed beds, clear trails and beautify the world. We provide lunch to thank you for your hard work.
Botany Adventure Guides
Weekdays in Spring and Fall:
Help our Island school children discover the magic and mysteries of the plant world! We provide you with all the training, materials and support you need. You choose to guided tour based on what’s best for your schedule.
New guides are welcome to shadow or share a tour with a more experienced guide.
For more information on the Botany Adventure program, contact us at 360-678-1912.