Join/Renew

Membership matters. Your support provides funding for the operation of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and helps to further our mission of exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants. As a member, you will receive great benefits including:

  • Unlimited admission year-round
  • Reciprocal admission to over 300 gardens throughout North America and the Cayman Islands through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program
  • Reduced fees on dynamic educational classes and hands-on workshops
  • 10% discount at the botanically eclectic Garden Shop featuring Iowa artists
  • 10% discount on purchases at Earl May Nursery and Garden Center stores (some exclusions may apply)
  • 20% discount at White Flower Farm (some exclusions may apply)
  • Subscription to Bloom, our award-winning member magazine
  • Subscription to your choice of Better Homes and Gardens or Martha Stewart Living, a newsstand value of over $30
  • Invitations to special members-only hours and exclusive access throughout the year

Membership Options

Individual Plus

  • One Year at $75
  • Free annual admission for one named adult PLUS one guest

Household / Grandparent

  • One Year at $100
  • Free annual admission for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under 18 years of age

Household / Grandparent Plus

  • One Year at $125
  • Free annual admission for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under 18 years of age PLUS two guests

Senior, Student, Active Military Member

  • One Year at $50
  • Free annual admission for one named senior, student or active military member

Supporter

  • One Year at $150 – $249
  • Free annual admission for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under 18 years of age PLUS two guests
  • Invitation to special member events
  • Recognition in the annual report

Contributor

  • One Year $250 – $499
  • Free annual admission for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under 18 years of age PLUS two guests
  • Invitation to special events
  • Recognition in the annual report

Sustainer

  • One Year $500 – $999
  • Free annual admission for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under 18 years of age PLUS two guests
  • Invitation to special events
  • Recognition in the annual report