Your Membership Matters

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.

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Benefits of Membership

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Member Benefits include:

Which membership level is right for you?

Two Free Gifts with Every Membership

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Limited time offer for all new and renewing membership purchases!


  • Free subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine
  • Free 90th Anniversary commemorative bookmark
  • While supplies last



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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! 
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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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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.