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Members hauling out great native plants during the member’s night plant sale.

Families and Grandparents – Choose the Household level to receive great access to the popular Youth and Family programs, including Camp Flytrap!

Couples – Choose the Dual Level to provide you and your partner with many ways to participate in Garden’s activities while receiving discounts and benefits

Students and non-local supporters – You can stay actively involved with the Garden through virtual methods by choosing the Digital category

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Membership Levels

Fall/Winter 2021 magazine cover
All members receive access to the bi-annual Conservation Gardener magazine.

Whether you are a student or a long-time Garden supporter, there is a North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation membership level that’s right for you! Memberships are fully tax-deductible and enroll you as a member of the NCBG Foundation for one year. Explore these exciting benefits, including a subscription to our biannual magazine, discounts for classes and Garden Shop purchases, invitations to special member events, and more.

Seniors (65+), students (21-), K-12 educators, Garden volunteers, and Garden instructors receive a Community Affiliation Discount on individual, dual, and household memberships. The discounted membership rates for these groups are listed below the standard rates.

Information on all membership levels is listed in the table and descriptive paragraphs below.

Digital Individual Dual Household Sustainer Director’s Circle
Annual Rate $30 $50 $75  $100 $500 $1,500
Annual Rate with Community Affiliation Discount $40 $60 $80
Individuals included 1 1 2 Entire family Entire family Entire family
Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
Reciprocal privileges at more than 330 gardens across North America
Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
10% discount for in-person adult classes and programs
Access to special member events
Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
8 free packets of wildflower seeds each year
Early registration and reduced rate for Camp Flytrap
10% discount for Youth & Family programs
10% discount for one facility rental per year
One gift membership to share per year
Recognition in Conservation Gardener
Invitation to annual Director’s Reception

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Digital – $30

Benefits for one individual (please note, this level does not include invitations to special member events):

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America

Individual – $50 ($40)

Benefits for one individual:

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America
  • Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on in-person adult classes and programs
  • Access to special member events
  • Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
  • 10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
  • 8 free packets of wildflower seeds

Dual – $75 ($60)

Benefits for two individuals:

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America
  • Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on in-person adult classes and programs
  • Access to special member events
  • Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
  • 10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
  • 8 free packets of wildflower seeds

Household – $100 ($80)

Benefits for the entire family:

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America
  • Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on in-person adult classes and programs
  • Access to special member events
  • Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
  • 10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
  • 8 free packets of wildflower seeds
  • Early registration and reduced rate for Camp Flytrap
  • 10% discount for Youth & Family programs

Sustainer – $500

Benefits for the entire family:

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America
  • Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on in-person adult classes and programs
  • Access to special member events
  • Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
  • 10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
  • 8 free packets of wildflower seeds
  • Early registration and reduced rate for Camp Flytrap
  • 10% discount for Youth & Family programs
  • 10% discount on a Facility Rental each year
  • One gift membership to share per year 
  • Recognition in Conservation Gardener magazine

Director’s Circle – $1,500

Benefits for the entire family:

  • Digital subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on virtual adult classes and programs
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 330 gardens throughout North America
  • Printed magazine subscription to Conservation Gardener
  • 10% discount on in-person adult classes and programs
  • Access to special member events
  • Member previews and discounts at our biannual plant sales
  • 10% discount on most in-store Garden Shop purchases
  • 8 free packets of wildflower seeds
  • Early registration and reduced rate for Camp Flytrap
  • 10% discount for Youth & Family programs
  • 10% discount on a Facility Rental each year
  • One gift membership to share per year
  • Recognition in Conservation Gardener magazine
  • Invitation to annual Director’s Reception

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I set up a gift membership? How does proof-of-membership work? Get your questions answered here.

Contact Us

Contact our membership coordinator at 919-962-0642 or NCBGMembership@unc.edu.
"This holiday season, I’m planning on sharing my favorite place with my favorite people by giving them gift memberships to the Garden." - Catherine Bollinger, Garden member

Give the Gift of Membership

A membership to the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation makes a wonderful gift for a friend or family member. To buy a gift membership, print the form and mail it in, or call 919-962-0642.