FILL THE GREENHOUSE

GREENHOUSE SPRING HELP 2019

HELP US FILL THE GREENHOUSE and get it ready for the growing season!! 

March and April are major growing months and Bob would appreciate any and all help he can get to pot up seedlings. This really helps support NSA Horticulture Program. Plus this is a fun opportunity to be around a bunch of plants in the warm sunny greenhouse! Potting volunteers must be willing to drive to our greenhouse near Mead (about 30 minutes north of Lincoln).

April is a major plant moving month and Bob would appreciate any and all help he can get to reduce the dreaded strain on his back, elbows and shoulders.....and feet. This really helps support NSA Horticulture Program. Plus this is a fun opportunity to be around a bunch of plants! During plant moving and plant sale prep we have volunteer opportunities both near Mead and in Lincoln at our greenhouse on East Campus.

We will send every volunteer home with 2  3" perennial plants or 1 small tube tree after each shift (or give a coupon if the plants are not yet ready!). This coupon will not work at Spring Affair.  Only at the NSA greenhouse.

These jobs all require lifting flats of plants and small trees (up to 30 pounds), bending, and walking on uneven terrain.  Please dress for the weather, wear supportive non-slip shoes, bring gloves, water etc. Volunteers will be required to sign waivers. 

We also have a few office jobs to help with plant labels.

Age: Must be at least 16 years of age. If under 18 years a parent must be present.

We **TRY** and anticipate the dates, but sometimes weather doesn't cooperate. PLEASE watch your e-mail for updates. We ask for your phone number in the sign-up because of this.

PLEASE NOTE: PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT LOCATION YOU SIGNED UP FOR!!  We have slots at Mead, Lincoln, Omaha, Bellevue.
 

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Greenhouse Potting

Get a taste of spring helping pot up seedlings in our greenhouse near Mead. Plan to arrange your own transportation but please contact Sarah at [email protected] if this is a concern.

03/14/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Melinda Rathbun
Cindy Snyder
George McMillan
Lisa Georgian
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Marilyn Bechtel
Andrew Zahn
03/15/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Graham Herbst
See you there!
Alex Hamm
Aaron Clare
Andrew Zahn
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Phyllis Behrens
Alex Hamm
Andrew Zahn
Aaron Clare
03/19/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Christina Hoyt
Denise Wally
Lisa Georgian
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Christina Hoyt
Andrew Zahn
03/20/2019 (Wed) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Melinda Rathbun
Rachel Anderson
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Phyllis Behrens
Rachel Anderson
Andrew Zahn
03/21/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
George McMillan
Offline Signup (2)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Marsha Wagner
Offline Signup (2)
03/22/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
Christina Hoyt
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
03/26/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Nancy Zaraya
Karma Larsen Larsen
Offline Signup (2)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Cindy Snyder
Marilyn Bechtel
Karma Larsen Larsen
03/27/2019 (Wed) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Melinda Rathbun
B.A. Fisser
Phyllis Behrens
Marsha Wagner
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
B.A. Fisser
03/28/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Christina Hoyt
Offline Signup (3)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Christina Hoyt
Offline Signup (3)
03/29/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Yolanda Fasen
Martha Sturtevant
Margaret Milligan
Peter Stegen
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Martha Sturtevant
Margaret Milligan
Peter Stegen
04/02/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Margaret Milligan
Peter Stegen
Martha Sturtevant
Marilyn Jensen
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Margaret Milligan
Peter Stegen
Martha Sturtevant
04/03/2019 (Wed) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Phyllis Behrens
George McMillan
Lincoln 
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
04/04/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Offline Signup (3)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Marsha Wagner
Eve Hoffman
Yulia Tsymbal
Offline Signup
04/05/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Melinda Rathbun
Marilyn Jensen
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
Cindy Snyder
04/09/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
Phyllis Behrens
04/10/2019 (Wed) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
Yolanda Fasen
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
04/11/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Yolanda Fasen
Offline Signup (3)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Offline Signup (3)
04/12/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
04/16/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
04/17/2019 (Wed) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
B.A. Fisser
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
B.A. Fisser
04/18/2019 (Thu) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Offline Signup (3)
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Offline Signup (3)
04/19/2019 (Fri) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  

Spring Affair Plant Sign Organization

Help us alphabetize, print and laminate the plant signs for Spring Affair. This is a great indoor job that does not require standing or lifting.

03/26/2019 (Tue) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   
03/28/2019 (Thu) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   
04/02/2019 (Tue) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   
04/04/2019 (Thu)  
9:00am - 12:00pm   

Bring Back Our Babies-Load

We will be heading up to the Mead production facility (or you can meet us there) to load the plants into the Uhaul. This will require bending, walking on uneven surface and lifting flats of plants.

04/22/2019 (Mon) Mead 
9:00am - 10:30am (5)  
1:30pm - 3:00pm (5)  
04/23/2019 (Tue) Mead 
9:00am - 12:00pm (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Yolanda Fasen

Bring Back Our Babies-Unload

We will unload the Uhaul and putting the plants in the shadehouse. This will require bending, walking on uneven surface and lifting flats of plants.

04/22/2019 (Mon) Lincoln 
10:30am - 12:00pm (5)  
4 of 5 slots filled
Patte Newman
B.A. Fisser
Marion Carr
Kelli Kerns
3:00pm - 4:30pm (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Diane Walkowiak
04/23/2019 (Tue) Lincoln 
11:00am - 3:00pm (5)  
2 of 5 slots filled
Laura Poirier Poirier
Diane Walkowiak

OFFICE: PLANT LABEL/SIGN MAKER

Help us sort, print, laminate all the signs for the greenhouse. If you can use a computer well (powerpoint, excel), like details, and can work independently this is a great job for you!! It will help us so much.

04/29/2019 (Mon) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   
Verna Louch
12:30pm - 3:00pm   
Gail Russell
04/30/2019 (Tue) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   
Laura Poirier Poirier
05/01/2019 (Wed) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm   

Greenhouse Spring Cleaning/Set-up

We will be tagging plants, weeding plants, organizing plants etc. Some squating may be required, but in general most plants are bench level.

04/29/2019 (Mon) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Julie Zahn
Colleen Geisel
Susie Filipi
12:30pm - 3:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Pam Burnham
Carolyn Adams
Franny Zessin
04/30/2019 (Tue) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
Joan Dietrich
05/01/2019 (Wed) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
B.A. Fisser
Yolanda Fasen
Sue Dawson
12:30pm - 3:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Patte Newman
Pam Burnham
Margaret Klein
05/02/2019 (Thu) Lincoln 
9:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
Susie Filipi
12:30pm - 3:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Marsha Wagner
Pam Burnham
Ken Rousek

Lincoln Plant Sale

Help us at the Lincoln plant sale. We need ticket writers, folks to help carry plants to people's car, help cleaning up, folding boxes, and running the cash register. Please sign up prepared to do anything needed!

05/11/2019 (Sat) Lincoln 
8:30am - 12:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Laura Poirier Poirier
Karen Pullen

Ice Cream Server (Lincoln member Plant sale)

Help serve our members ice cream! This will involve scooping hard ice cream and chatting with our great members!

05/10/2019 (Fri) Lincoln 
3:30pm - 7:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Yolanda Fasen

Fontenelle Forest Plant Sale

Help customers pick out plants (if you KNOW plants this is a great job for you!), help count plants at checkout, run the cash register, and help unload and load the plants into the Uhaul. Be ready to help where we need you!!

06/15/2019 (Sat) Fontanelle Forest, Bellevue 
8:30am - 12:00pm (5)  
2 of 5 slots filled
Melinda Rathbun
Yolanda Fasen


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