Become a Friend

Benefits of Membership

When you become a member of the Friends, you will share in supporting the Garden and its programs. In addition, you will enjoy the many benefits of membership, including:

  • Bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) Photo by Stephen W Edwards

    Bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva)
    Photo by Stephen W Edwards

    A subscription to the Friends quarterly newsletter, Manzanita, featuring articles about the Regional Parks Botanic Garden and California native plants
  • Early admission to annual spring and fall plant sales
  • Invitations to special events offered exclusively for Friends members
  • Reduced fees on classes, field trips, and workshops offered by the Friends
  • Discounts at selected nurseries offering California native plants
  • Membership in the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program, which enables our members to enjoy member benefits at participating gardens around the country.
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General Membership
$50 Individual
$30 Limited Income/Student
$75 Family/Dual

$25 Optional Benefit for General Memberships: Add a subscription to The Four Seasons, the Garden’s annual journal, with in-depth articles on California native plants, natural history, and horticulture.

Special Garden Friend
$125 California Poppy
$250 Buckwheat
$500 Ceanothus
$1000 Manzanita
Special Garden Friend memberships include all benefits of general membership plus a subscription to The Four Seasons, and the knowledge that your gift will help the Garden in many ways.
Gift Memberships

A gift membership is a unique way to support the Regional Parks Botanic Garden and give a meaningful gift to a native plant lover or introduce a friend or family member to this special place. Gift memberships are available in all categories.

For more information about becoming a member, contact the Regional Parks Foundation at 510-544-2220 or

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