Send listings information three weeks before event to: Garden Calendar, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 101 Elliott Ave. W., Seattle, WA 98119. Fax: 206-448-8216; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONGOING Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden: Dig in with the Tilth gardeners and learn seasonal organic gardening techniques, Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., and the first Sunday of each month, 1-4 p.m. And at Bradner Gardens Park the second Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, and the fourth Sunday, 1-4 p.m. New volunteers must attend an orientation session. Contact Kathy Dang, 206-633-0451.ONGOING Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden: Training provided and work shifts flexible to accommodate personal schedules. Opportunities include gift shop sales, tour guides, gardening, grant writing, clerical, building maintenance and more; 253-838-4646 from Seattle; 253-927-6960 from Tacoma; or www.rhodygarden.org.
ONGOING Volunteer Chore Services: Help low-income King County seniors with their gardens, flower beds and yards. Call Ronnie at 206-328-6858 or email@example.com.
ONGOING Bellevue Botanical Garden Society: Recruiting volunteers to help with special events. Training provided; 425-451-3755.
ONGOING Columbia Lutheran Home: Now recruiting volunteers to help with gardening at Columbia Lutheran Home, 4700 Phinney Ave. N. Call Beth, 206-633-6177.
ONGOING The Dunn Gardens: Seeking docents to lead tours at this restored 1915 Olmsted-designed site. Includes training, classes and garden visits; 206-362-0933; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONGOING Kruckeberg Botanic Garden: In need of volunteers to help in various ways, including hospitality, garden maintenance and docents. 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline; 206-542-4777; www.kruckeberg.org.
ONGOING Seattle Japanese Garden: Learn about Japanese gardening at 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., in the Washington Park Arboretum. Contact: Jim Thomas at 206-684-4760.
ONGOING Seattle Youth Garden Works: Volunteer to work alongside homeless and low-income youths in the organic vegetable gardens in the South Park and University District sites. Volunteers are asked to model good work skills and be receptive, caring adults; 206-525-1213, Ext. 3133.