The Annual Mayfield Gardening Symposium

Trowel and Error is the annual spring fundraising event dedicated to the Mayfield Park restoration efforts.

The Friends of the Parks of Austin sponsors this event.




Schedule your group for the 2nd Saturday of every month, 9 am–noon and join garden adopters and other volunteers to keep Mayfield Park gardens and ponds looking great. Please notify Janice before you show up to volunteer.

Special Projects / Workdays for Groups

Arrangements can be made for groups looking for a special project at Mayfield Park. Please contact Blake with questions.

Guided Garden Tours by a Mayfield Volunteer

By appointment only. Please email requests to Sharon to schedule.

PARD Guided Garden and Cottage Tour

If you are considering renting the Mayfield cottage or grounds for an event you may want to tour the faclities with PARD staff. Please call PARD to inquire:PARD Reservations – 512-974-6797 PARD Reservation Website – PARD Event Website Page

A BIG thank you to the 2022 Girl Scout Troop 42112 for donating their bake sale proceeds to the fundraiser for today’s Trowel and Error Gardening Symposium!