Bluffton Volunteer Opportunities

Area Coordinator:



Port Royal Sound Maritime Center
310 Okatie Highway

(former Lemon Island Marina)
Workdays announced as needed

Maintenance of the grounds of the non-profit Port Royal Sound Maritime Center.

Contact: Bette Warfield
Telephone: 843-987-0170

Historic Homes Grounds Maintenance
First Thursday of each month, excluding July and August
From 10:00 until noon during cooler months and 9:00 until 11:00 when warmer.

Heyward House (70 Boundary Street) and Teel House (Colcock Avenue) Historic homes owned by the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society.
The Heyward House serves as the Welcome Center for Bluffton Master Gardeners maintain grounds.

Contact : Alice Fraser
Telephone:   Home-843-757-2535    Cell-843-8557

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Waddell Mariculture Center
Workdays announced as needed
Sawmill Road
Contact:  Marilyn  Shaw

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Savannah National Wildlife Service Visitors Center
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, March – December

Contact : Michelle Baldwin
Telephone: 843 -757-8869
Email:Tuesday afternoons for Raised Bed Gardening
Friday afternoons for Tower Garden

100 H.E McCracken Circle
Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Wednesdays 4 – 5

Contact: Sharon Butler, Project Manager

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Old Town Bluffton Planter Project
Once in spring and fall

Contact: Marilyn Shaw
Telephone: 854-290-1849

This is a new project that began in the fall of 2015 as part of Old Town Bluffton’s beautification program. Master Gardeners replanted 24 large concrete pots along May River Rd. and are committed to continue to replant each spring and fall. Volunteers will receive emails when the replanting is scheduled.

Hardeville Library Butterfly Garden
2nd  & 4th Wednesdays, 9:30
Contact: Barbara Brennaman
Telephone:  m 770-617-5245

In the spring of 2018, MGers assisted the Library in the preparation and planting of  landscape beds within an area they call “The Reading Garden.”  A butterfly garden was also added in this enclosure for the education and enjoyment of their readers and members of the community. MGers will continue to assist the Library in the care of this garden.