HBC Chapter Plant Sale Volunteering

MCTMN operates a native-and-adapted plant sale at the Rockport-Fulton HummerBird Celebration  each year in September. 2021 dates will be Sep 17-19. Volunteers are needed:

Before the sale:

  • Collect boxes to put plants in for buyers (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)
  • Help in printing/making plant labels (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Prepare plant information handout (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Make trip to Harlingen for plant pick-up (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)
  • Help receive delivery of vendor and member-propagated plants to staging area (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)
  • Care for plants in the staging area: water, label, prune broken branches, other tasks (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)
  • Transport plants from staging area to high school (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)

At the sale:

  • Act as cashier for credit or cash/checks payment for plants (CB: Chapter Business/fundraising)
  • Arrange plants/handouts; keep areas stocked attractively (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Manage the holding area and help customers with pickup (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Talk with customers at the sale; answer questions about plants (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Move plants in & out of building beginning and end of each sale day (PO: MCTMN Plant Sale)
  • Other tasks as needed

To volunteer for a task, contact the Plant Sale Project Leader now, or Watch this space for the Sign-Up Sheet coming soon!

Want more information about what’s involved in volunteering to help with the sale? See Plant Sale Resources