A Place to Learn and Grow

Join Our Garden

Joining the CBG Members Club is a great way to support your Garden and receive reciprocal benefits from other gardens in North America.

Become A Member

As a member of our Garden, you are eligible for exclusive benefits at over 345 botanical gardens, conservatories, and arboreta throughout North America. To learn more about the participating gardens click here.

Reciprocal memberships include but are not limited to:

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • Birmingham Botanical Garden
  • Desert Botanical Garden in Arizona
  • New York Botanical Garden in New York
  • Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Ohio
  • San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum
The Columbus Botanical Garden is a private 501c3 nonprofit. CBG does not receive funding from the city, state, or federal government. We depend on private donations, memberships, fundraising events, public programming, private events, grants, and partnerships to keep our garden open and growing. Thank you for supporting CBG with the gift of your membership and by attending the public events at the Garden!

All Memberships Include

  • Reciprocal benefits with 345+ gardens, arboreta, and conservatories
  • Monthly Happenings email update/quarterly Growing Garden Times newsletter
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Member’s ticket pricing on most programs and public events
  • Access to members-only travel program (arrangements through American Travel Association)
Download Membership Benefits
Bee HiveBee Hive FamilyBronze TrowelSilver TrowelGolden TrowelPlatinum TrowelCultivatorDirector's Circle
CBG Memberships$35$50$100$250$500$1,000$2,500$5,000+
Discount Military/Students/Teachers$25$35
One-year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens or Martha Stewart Living magazine
Recognition in quarterly Growing Garden Times newsletter
A package of CBG note cards
Discount on farmhouse and
garden rentals
One tour of CBG for 10 people including a box lunch
One tour of a local private garden for 10 people

Ways to Join

Note: Membership for all levels is on a revolving annual basis. Membership cards will be delivered within 30 days from receipt of membership request and payment.