Brighton and Hove Volunteer SearchDetails of Opportunity

Tree nursery volunteer with Special Branch Tree Nursery


About this volunteering opportunity

This opportunity involves raising trees from seed; transplanting; pruning; taking cuttings; composting; wild-flower meadow; pond and orchard management; plant and wildlife identification; general organic horticulture practice; all year round activities.

About this organisation

Special Branch Tree Nursery raise native trees and hedgerow shrubs grown organically from locally collected seeds and cuttings; we are a not for profit organisation; we are run entirely by volunteers.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity

Full training; explanation and demonstrations are given to all appropriate activities.

Skills or experience needed for this opportunity

Minimum age 16. No previous horticultural skills required; enthusiasm for the outdoors, gardening and nature are paramount. 

The contact person for this opportunity is Martin Verrall, 07796 592786 (Fridays only)

  • Expenses are NOT paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday



  • young people
  • older people
  • volunteering as part of a team
  • conservation/gardening/animals
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