Our Gardening Angel Program is part of our School Garden Program. It consists of energetic and devoted high school and college students who are willing to roll up their sleeves and help our elementary school students learn, plant, and have fun in their gardens. Gardening Angels also interact with the teachers and parents from these schools -- creating a positive atmosphere.
When speaking with the Principals from our schools, the act of an older student assisting a younger student is very important and worthwhile. Younger students seem to relate better with “teachers” nearer their own age. Our Gardening Angels work alongside these young children promoting teamwork, trust, sharing and cooperation.
If your high school or college club is interested in becoming a part of the San Diego Floral Association’s Gardening Angel Program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Gardening Angels:
UCSD, Psi Chi Club
UC San Diego's chapter of Psi Chi, the international honors society in psychology, is dedicated to community service, leadership, scholarship, and research. The chapter is unique, in that it umbrellas Psychology Club, therefore, welcoming all students to meetings and events. Fall 2018 marked the chapter's 25th anniversary and it currently has over 200 active members. Students are interested in different disciplines of psychology ranging from cognitive, social, clinical, neuroscience, business, and developmental; some are working towards becoming therapists while others aim to become researchers. Yet, what they hold in common is their joy in helping others in the San Diego community. The UC San Diego chapter of Psi Chi and psychology club supports students in becoming stronger applicants for graduate programs and the professional field. They are thrilled to engage in their partnership with the San Diego Floral Association and the Gardening Angel Program.
Mission: To promote the knowledge and appreciation of horticulture and floriculture in the San Diego region.