Your membership supports the Garden’s mission of conservation, education and scientific research and brings you exclusive Garden privileges.  

As a member of the Garden, you receive free Garden entry 361 days a year and discounts to area nurseries throughout Santa Barbara, Ventura, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria.  

You also enjoy a variety of exclusive member events as well as advanced notification for classes, lectures, and plant sales.

Reciprocal Membership Benefits

Your Garden membership is your passport to America’s garden treasures - you will receive FREE or reduced admission to over 270 botanic gardens, arboreta, and conservatories worldwide! 
List of reciprocal institutions

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Benefits of Membership

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Member Benefits include:

The Garden offers a variety of membership options

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The Garden loves its members and wants to give back as a token of appreciation! Check out the Spring edition of the Ironwood for special discounts in the Garden Shop and Garden Growers Nursery.

Member Spotlight Stories

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The Garden is pleased to celebrate our members with occasional Member Spotlights.  

We hope you will enjoy getting to know some of our members and perhaps become inspired by their stories. 

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Corporate Membership

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Support from corporate members helps The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden continue its diverse programs, while providing the company, and its employees with exclusive benefits and privileges.

This program is designed to enable businesses to demonstrate corporate philanthropy while achieving a broad range of marketing objectives. We work closely with corporations to create sponsorship strategies tailored to meet their needs.

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Member Testimonials

Spring Membership Drive: April, 2014

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image of wine & cheese picnic backpackPurchase a new membership (or renew your current membership) before April 30 and automatically be entered to win 1 of 5 wine & cheese picnic backpacks along with two complimentary tickets to a Wine & Cheese Botanic Lecture at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Prize retail value $100 each. Winners will be selected and notified on May 12.

Purchase your membership online now
-or- call our Membership Department (805) 682-4726 ext. 110

Annual Members Picnic: April 23 & 24

image of SBBG Annual Member Picnic Announcement 2013Join us for an Italian dinner buffet, live music and a children's craft workshop as we celebrate wildflowers!

This year the Garden will be hosting the Members Picnic on two consecutive evenings: 
Wednesday, April 23 is SOLD OUT
Sign up for Thursday, April 24

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices