Calling All Gardners to the Hollister House Garden April 13 & 14!

Hollister House Garden is looking to add some new garden enthusiasts to its volunteer staff for the 2019 season. Volunteers welcome visitors to the garden during our public visiting hours and assist in hosting lectures and special events.

“We rely on our volunteers to play a key role in representing the garden to visitors and event guests” says George Schoellkopf, creator of Hollister House Garden and president of the board of directors. “Volunteers appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the garden and provide information for our visitors from all around the world.”

Ideal volunteer candidates should be friendly, reliable and enjoy meeting the public. An interest in and enthusiasm for gardens is encouraged, however gardening expertise is not required. Volunteers are invited to several special events exclusively for volunteers during the season.

For more information, plan to attend one of our volunteer information sessions are Saturday, April 13th 10am and Sunday, April 14th, 4pm. RSVP to or call 860-868-2200.

Hollister House Garden is a non-profit corporation and one of only 16 exceptional gardens designated a Preservation Project by the Garden Conservancy, whose mission is to identify and preserve important private gardens across America for the education and enjoyment of the public.

In 2010 Hollister House achieved its prestigious listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The property has also been named a Town Landmark Site by the Town of Washington.

Hollister House Garden is open to visitors April 26th through October 12th on Wednesdays and Fridays hours 1-4PM and Saturdays 10-4PM. Private group visits are welcome weekdays by appointment only. Directions to the garden’s 300 Nettleton Hollow Road location are also available on the website. Contact: Pamela Moffett, 860-868-2200

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