Garden Circle

Being part of the Garden Circle means more than additional benefits—it’s an investment in the future of the Garden. Your significant contribution will help Brooklyn Botanic Garden remain one New York City’s premier cultural institutions and an urban retreat for thousands of visitors and local residents, now and for years to come.

In thanks for your generous gift to Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Garden Circle members receive special behind-the-scenes opportunities, exclusive tours and events, early-morning hours, and more.

Join the Garden Circle

Garden Circle Events

If you are a current Garden Circle member, make sure we have your email address so we can remind you of these special events—email [email protected] with “subscribe” in the subject line and include your name and membership number.

Become a Garden Circle Member

Contributor $250

Contributor Membership Benefits
  • Free, unlimited admission for 2 adults for 12 months, plus 2 additional adults admitted free every time you visit (including festival and members’ events)
  • Free admission for children 17 and under (including festival and members’ events)
  • 2 BBG membership cards
  • 4 single-time-use guest passes for general admission and members’ events (not valid on festival days)
  • 4 single-time-use parking passes
  • 10% discount at the Garden Shop and at BBG’s cafés
  • Discounts on adult and children’s classes
  • Seasonal bloom alerts
  • Subscription to Plants & Gardens newsletter and monthly members’ e-news
  • Library borrowing privileges and use of the Gardener’s Help Line
  • Privileges at botanic gardens across the country
  • Discounts from local merchants
  • Full-color BBG calendar
  • Invitation to annual spring reception and choice of 1 Signature Plant
  • Invitations to insider talks, programs, and seasonal tours
  • Early-morning hours during peak bloom times on the first weekend of the month (May through September)
  • $196 tax deductible
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Supporter $500

Supporter Membership Benefits
  • All Contributor membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free every time you visit (4 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (6 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (6 total)
  • Choice of an additional Signature Plant (2 total)
  • $421 tax deductible
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Patron $750

Patron Membership Benefits
  • All Supporter membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free every time you visit (6 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (8 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (8 total)
  • Invitation for 2 to a private Garden event and reception
  • $627 tax deductible
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Signature Plants

Signature Plants are a benefit of membership at the Contributor level and above. Plants are hand-selected by BBG’s Horticulture staff for their beauty and ability to thrive in a wide range of hardiness zones and light, soil, and moisture conditions, so you’re sure to find something perfect for your garden.

Signature Plants by Membership Level

Contributor: 1 Plant
Supporter, Patron, and President’s Circle: 2 Plants

Garden Circle members will receive an invitation to select their Signature Plant at one of two exclusive pickup events hosted in April. Please note that plant pickup is available on designated pickup dates only.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 718-623-7210.

Charity Info

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. A portion of membership fees and benefit event tickets, and 100% of contributions are tax deductible.

The full legal name and address of the Garden is

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation
1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

BBG's federal tax identification number (TIN) is 11-2417338.

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Contact

For more information on becoming part of the Garden Circle, please email [email protected] or call 718-623-7210.

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