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. 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.

Benefits of membership

Individual $40, Student $15
• Members-only plant sales
• 10% discount at plant sales and on Arboretum merchandise
• 10% discount and/or special offers at our retail garden center partners:
- Davis Ace Hardware in Davis
- 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
• Special gift at spring Member Plant Sale
• Free admission and discounts at over 280 botanical gardens
• Discounts on workshops and classes
• Quarterly Arboretum Review
• Monthly e-newsletter, The Leaflet
• Use of Arboretum reference library
• 12 days of complimentary on-campus parking (not available to UC Davis staff, students or faculty)

Family $60
All of the above, plus:
• 20% off gift memberships
• Second membership card (if requested)

Manzanita Circle $100
All of the above, plus:
• Invitations to additional special plant sale events
• Invitations to exclusive receptions for new Arboretum developments

Valley Oak Circle $250
All of the above, plus:
• Reserve an expert personal shopper to assist you at one of our member or public plant sales

Sequoia Circle $500
All of the above, plus:
• A two-hour private garden consultation with Arboretum horticultural staff

Membership form