Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden


Interested in supporting the Tawes Garden? Donate your time and talents by becoming a volunteer - help garden staff with planting, special events, educational programs and service projects.

Annual Spring Plant Sale hosted by the Friends of Tawes GardenFriends of Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, Inc.

Join an established group of garden supporters whose mission is to promote, educate, support and encourage the conservation and appreciation of native and cultivated plantings in the Tawes Garden. Participate in various fundraising events held throughout the year to support the group's mission.

Tours and Programming

Assist with tours and programs for children and adults, primarily during the spring and fall.


Don't have a plot to putter around in? Come work in ours. Learn some new techniques or hone your gardening skills. Work at a variety of tasks such as planting, watering and pruning -- independently or with the garden staff.

Tawes Garden Gift Shop

If you prefer the indoors, consider becoming a shop keeper, working a two hour shift in our gift shop. Handle sales transactions, provide customer assistance and assist with merchandise restocking. Enjoy pleasant surroundings, on-the-job training and free parking.

Volunteer Service and Eagle Scout Projects

Complete required hours by working on garden maintenance, or work with the garden staff to identify and develop a project from conception to completion.

Volunteers are invited to an annual luncheon in appreciation for their accumulated hours of service to the garden.

Contact: Jay Myers
Tawes Garden Manager
580 Taylor Avenue, E-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

Don't have time to volunteer? If you like, you can make a cash contribution. Those wishing to make a tax-deductible donation can do so by writing a check to Friends of Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, Inc. P. O. Box 5907, Annapolis MD 21403.