Membership comes with lots of extra benefits and discounts!

Garden Membership Levels & Benefits

Your SGG membership OPENS DOORS at 320 horticultural institutions in 48 states and the District of Columbia, plus Canada and the Caribbean.


Every member enjoys:

  • FREE admission year round, including the Garden with Wings Butterfly House (open seasonally)
  • FREE entrance to Hummingbird Banding event (September) and monthly Bonsai work sessions (2nd Saturdays)
  • EARLY entrance to Spring Plant Sale (April), plus 10% discount on plants
  • Special ticket price for Members Only Evening with the Hummingbird Whisperer (August) (limited availability)
  • Discounted fees for select education programs
  • 10% off in the Gift Shop
  • FREE subscription to your choice of Better Homes & Gardens° or Martha Stewart Living magazine
  • 20% discount on plant orders from White Flower Farm (nationwide mail order nurser)
  • Reciprocal admission benefits through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program.

GARDEN MEMBER ($50)

  • Admission for Cardholder plus one guest – each visit
  • 4 one-time use guest admission passes to use or give away

FAMILY MEMBER ($75)

  • Admission for Cardholder plus one adult and up to 4 children or grandchildren (age 17 and below)
  • 8 one-time use guest admission passes to use or give away
  • NEW! Complimentary caregiver benefit
  • EARLY registration for Annual Easter Egg Hunt at discounted ticket price
  • Discounted fee for popular Garden Stories programs (ages 3 to 6)
  • GREAT FAMILY VALUE: JOINT Membership at the Gardens and Southern Museum ($130)
  • Family Level Benefits at the Garden + the Southern Museum’s Family Level Benefits

SUPPORTING ($150)

  • Admission for Cardholder plus additional 4 guests
  • 12 one-time use guest admission passes to use or give away
  • NEW! Complimentary caregiver benefit
  • NEW! EARLY registration and complimentary tickets (up to 4) for Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • NEW! Complimentary tickets (2) for Annual After 5 in the Gardens event

NEW LEVEL! ASSOCIATE ($250)

  • Admission for Cardholder plus additional 4 guests
  • 12 one-time use guest admission passes to use or give away
  • Complimentary caregiver benefit
  • EARLY registration and complimentary tickets (up to 4) for Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • Complimentary tickets (2) for Annual After 5 in the Gardens event
  • Complimentary tickets (2) for Members Only Evening with the Hummingbird Whisperer (limited availability; must be reserved)
  • More reciprocal admission benefits through the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (see colored box for details)

PATRON CIRCLE ($750)

  • Benefits listed for Associate Level, plus
  • Premium plant gift at the Spring Plant Sale
  • Complimentary tickets (2) to the Rose Garden Gala (May)

NEW BENEFIT for Associate Level and Patron Circle

Your SGG membership opens doors at 320 horticultural institutions, PLUS you’ll enjoy free or reduced admission at more than 1,100 art museums, historical institutions, children’s museums, and science & technology centers across the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and Mexico!

If you have any questions about memberships or purchasing a gift membership, please call us at 770.919.0248 or email us.