Join the Friends

The Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is a community support group dedicated to supporting the mission of the Arboretum and Public Garden. The 1700+ members of the Friends include more than 200 active volunteers. You can help support the gardens and education programs of the Arboretum by becoming a member.

NEW! Now you can JOIN or RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP in the Friends ONLINE.

Benefits of membership

Individual $48, Student $18
• Members-only plant sales
• 10% discount at plant sales and on Arboretum merchandise
• Special gift at spring Member Plant Sale
• Thank you gift to new members for joining
• 10% discount and/or special offers at our retail garden center partners:
- Davis Ace Hardware in Davis (Learn more: 2016 Discounts)
- Silverado Building Materials & Nursery in Sacramento
- Lemuria Nursery in Dixon
- Redwood Barn Nursery in Davis
- Three Palms Nursery in Davis
- Boxwood Nursery & Gifts, Inc. in Woodland
• Free admission and discounts at over 280 botanical gardens
• Seasonal news and gardening advice
• 2 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Family $72
All of the above, plus:
• 20% off gift memberships
• Second membership card (if requested)
• 4 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Manzanita Circle $120
All of the above, plus:
• Free admission and/or discounts at over 800 museums, gardens and arts, cultural and historical institutions through NARM, one of the largest reciprocal admission programs in the world (narmassociation.org).
• 6 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Valley Oak Circle $300
All of the above, plus:
• Invitation to VIP plant sale shopoping event prior to general member sales in fall and spring (one per season)
• Invitations to receptions for new Arobretum and Pbulic Garden developments
• 8 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Sequoia Circle $600
All of the above, plus:
• A one-hour private plant shopping experience at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery OR a one-hour Arboretum golf cart tour for up to four people (weekdays only)
• Invitation for two to annual donor apprection event in our gardens
• 10 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Redbud Circle $1200
All of the above, plus:
• A two-hour private garden consultation at your home
• One complimentary family membership to share with family, neighbors or collegues
• 10 days of complimentary parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

NEW! You can JOIN or RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP in the Friends ONLINE.

Membership form