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Membership

Join friends along the garden path and cultivate your love of gardening.

As members of the UD Botanic Gardens, our UDBG Friends play a vital role in funding, volunteering, and supporting the mission of our growing botanic gardens. UDBG Friends help establish and expand programs in research, education and environmental stewardship. Anyone with a lively interest in  exploring gardening, design or nature is encouraged to join. As a member of UDBG Friends, you are a partner in the future of the gardens.

Become a UDBG Friends member today!

Join or renew online using a credit card

Download a membership renewal form to print and mail


Basic Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to UDBG semi-annual member lectures
  • Discounted admission to public events
  • UDBG Friends electronic newsletter (3x/yr)
  • Full Color Spring Plant Sale Catalog
  • Friends-only Shopping Day at Spring Plant Sale
  • Reciprocal admission privileges to over 325 public gardens and arboreta through the American Horticultural Society

Membership Levels

$10 Student Membership

(must be University of Delaware student or equivalent university with .edu email account)

  • Basic Membership benefits

 

$40 Individual Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for 1 person
  • Two herbaceous plant dividends per year (distributed at free member lectures in spring and fall)

 

$60 Family Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for 2 adults in same household
  • Four herbaceous plant dividends per year

 

$85 Nonprofit/Garden Club Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for 1 representative of nonprofit/garden club
  • One free guided garden tour per year

 

$195 Sustaining Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for two adults in same household
  • Six herbaceous plant dividends per year

 

$500 Benefactor Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for two adults
  • Choice herbaceous and/or woody plant dividends
  • Meet horticulturist at UDBG to discuss personal plant needs

 

$1,000 Director’s Friend Membership

  • Basic Membership benefits for two adults
  • Connoisseur plant dividends
  • Meet horticulturist to discuss personal plant needs

Not interested in membership? Learn about other ways to support UDBG.

For more information, call Melinda Zoehrer at 302-831-0153 or email at mzoehrer@udel.edu