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Benefits of Friends Membership

As part of your membership, you’ll also receive many great benefits, including:

    Advanced entry to the Fall and Spring Plant Sales
    A 10% discount in the Garden gift shop
    Invitations to members-only special events i.e. Moonlight and Magnolias Gala
    The Garden's Gate newsletter, mailed every season
    Monthly Friends Email updates on garden happenings and events
    Discounts on Garden education programs
    Reciprocal admission to almost 300 other gardens in the US
    At some giving levels, you’ll also enjoy free admission to the Bob Campbell Geology Museum and a 10% discount in the Museum gift shop

Membership Levels

Hosta (individual): $45/year; includes all benefits listed above and admission for 1 to the Preview Plant Sales; 100% tax deductible
Holly (family): $60/year; includes all benefits listed above and admission for 2 to the Preview Plant Sales; 100% tax deductible
Camellia (family): $100/year; includes all benefits listed above, admission for 2 to the Preview Plant Sales; Dual membership with the Bob Campbell Geology Museum (which includes free admission to the Museum and 10% discount in the Museum gift shop)
Maple (family): $250/year; includes all benefits listed above, admission for 2 to the Preview Plant Sales and 2 guest passes; Dual membership with the Bob Campbell Geology Museum (which includes free admission to the Museum and 10% discount in the Museum gift shop)
Magnolia (family): $500/year; includes all benefits listed above, admission for 2 to the Preview Plant Sales and 4 guest passes; Dual membership with the Bob Campbell Geology Museum (which includes free admission to the Museum and 10% discount in the Museum gift shop)
Patron (family): $1000+/year; includes all benefits listed above, admission for 2 to the Preview Plant Sales and 4 guest passes; a Holly membership to share; a free 2-hour rental of the Carriage House or Haydon Conference Center; Dual membership with the Bob Campbell Geology Museum (which includes free admission to the Museum and 10% discount in the Museum gift shop)

Support the Garden ~ Become a Friend Today

To join by mail, send a check (made to the CU Foundation) or send credit card information to SCBG Friends, SC Botanical Garden, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson, SC 29634-0174

To join by phone, call Shaunda Soto, Friends Membership Director at 864-656-3405 and pay by credit card.

To join online, visit Clemson's online giving page for the Garden and follow instructions to log-in.