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.
Benefits of Membership
Member Benefits include:
- Invitations to special Members-only events
- Discounts in the Garden Growers Nursery and Garden Shop
- Advance registration and reduced fees on classes, field trips, and lectures
- An annual subscription to our quarterly newsletter: The Ironwood
Two Free Gifts with Every Membership
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
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
Member Spotlight Stories
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.
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.
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Our Tax ID number is 95-1644628.