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Membership

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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Download our membership brochure

Give a Gift Membership

For the plant lover who has everything, give the gift of membership this holiday season and add a beautiful book of Santa Barbara’s stunning sunsets for free! Give the book as a gift or keep it for yourself.

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Special Offer for Gift of Membership Only*
Purchase a Gift of Membership from November 1—December 31, 2014 and receive a free book, Santa Barbara Sunset, Montecito Moon

Memberships purchased by December 15 will be received by December 22

* The free gift, Santa Barbara Sunset, Montecito Moon, is only eligible with the purchase of a gift membership to the Garden. One book per gift membership. While supplies last. Value of book $13.00

Benefits of Membership

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Member Benefits include:

Which membership level is right for you?

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

Special Offer for our Members:

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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

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