Service Learning

Service Learning

Filoli's Service Learning program provides a free learning experience on a variety of topics, such as horticulture and garden tips and tricks, combined with an opportunity to volunteer to support Filoli. Enjoy time with family and friends, meet new people, be immersed in the beauty of Filoli, and give back to this treasured community resource through service. There are no minimum requirements or minimum hours of service. Anyone is able to sign-up for just one program or as many as you like.

Winterizing the Garden

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
October 4, 6, & 9 | 9am-12pm

Work with Filoli's horticulture team to "winterize" the Garden as we prepare for the arrival of winter. This garden project will include raking leaves, cutting perennials, and weeding throughout the Formal Garden. During the break, learn about how to winterize your own garden to get through the cold coming months.

This project is open to those 10 years and older and all experience levels. Participants under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Physical requirements include bending, kneeling, lifting, reaching, and the ability to carry 20 lbs. This project will take place outside in the Formal Garden.

Golden Beds
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Hort Team Planting Bulbs

Bulbs!

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
November 1, 3, & 5 | 9am-12pm

Tulip season is months away, but bulb season is happening now! On November 1 & 5, join the Horticulture team as they embark on the journey to plant thousands of tulips throughout the Formal Garden. On November 3, help pack and plant Filoli's famous tulip bulbs for sale in the Clock Tower Shop. During the break, learn all about the wide variety of bulbs, as well as how to plant and store them in your own garden and home.

This project is open to those 10 years and older and all experience levels. Participants under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Physical requirements include bending, kneeling, lifting, reaching, and the abililty to carry 20 lbs.

Corporate and Youth Groups

Interested in scheduling a program for a corporate or youth group?

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