In the heart of San Jose, Heritage Rose Garden housed a unique collection of 3,600 antique and modern roses. Established in 1995 through an extensive community effort, the garden contains 2,600 varieties, more varieties than any other rose garden in the Western Hemisphere. This garden is maintained primarily by volunteers! Come help maintain the heritage roses.
Projects will vary with the time of the year. Volunteers can learn how to maintain their own roses or just enjoy helping with the maintenance of this special rose garden.
Ongoing volunteer workdays: Every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30am. Rain cancels. No need to sign up to volunteer unless you’re coming with a group greater than six, just show up!
Free Hands-On Rose Pruning Lessons: Every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30am, January 5th, and ending at the conclusion of February.
Please come prepared with: clothes you can get dirty, Long pants, closed toed shoes, water bottles and sun protection (hat and sunscreen) are a must.
All tools are provided.
Meet at the Heritage Rose Garden shed–parking is available at 412 Seymour St., San Jose, CA.
If you are under 18 years old, bring the completed volunteer form signed by a parent or guardian. Minors 15 and under must be accompanied by an active parent, guardian, or teacher at a 1:10 ratio. Minimum volunteer age is 14 years old.
If you are interested in bringing a group, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking is at the Seymour parking lot at the intersection of Seymour & Walnut, or 412 Seymour St., San Jose.