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Botanical Gardens Stewardship

Stewards of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Stewardship levels and benefits

Core Steward (Individual $45.00 or Family $60.00)

At this level, members receive:

  • Discounted "At Home in the Garden" Workshops
  • Special Native Plant (one per family, please)
  • Early Access to annual Plant Sales with a 10% discount on purchases
  • Discounts at the following Garden Centers and Businesses (valid membership card MUST be presented at time of purchase)
    10% off of work done by Bartlett Tree Experts (valid membership card must be presented prior to invoicing)
    10% off at Dearness Garden Center
    10% off at Ross Farms
    10% off at Birdhouse on the Greenway
    5% off at King's Greenhouse
With Family Membership, all members of the family receive all benefits and free admission to family programs

Gold Steward ($150.00)

At this level, members receive:

  • All Core Steward Benefits for all family members
  • 15% off at plant sales
  • Private tour of the Gardens – appointment required
  • One-year subscription to Fine Gardening Magazine

Green Steward ($300.00)

At this level, members receive:

  • All Gold Steward Benefits for all family members
  • A signed book by either the Director or Director Emeritus – (Please call to request book selection)
    Director Emeritus:
    Bizarre Botanicals by Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross
    Native Plants of the Southeast by Larry Mellichamp and Will Stuart
    The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why by Jeff Gillman
    The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawbacks, and the Bottom Line by Jeff Gillman
    How the Government Got in Your Backyard: Superweeds, Frankenfoods, Lawn Wars, and the (Nonpartisan) Truth About Environmental Policies by Jeff Gillman and Eric Heberlig

Supporting Photographer Membership ($150.00)

At this level, members receive:

  • Unlimited photography sessions- $50/session donation request is waived (We still request registration so that we know when you will be here).
  • A private tour with the Director of the Botanical Gardens to highlight the best places for your photography sessions.
  • A Botanical Gardens photographer ID lanyard that grants you permission to shoot at the Gardens for one year from the time that you donated

As well as these standard membership benefits:

  • Early Access to Annual Plant Sales
  • A 15% discount at Annual Plant Sales
  • 10% discount at participating local garden centers
  • A free native plant

Prices range from $45.00 to $300.00 (price depends on options selected)

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