Native Plant Trust


Feed Your Passion for Native Plants

Enjoy benefits that foster your interests in native plant conservation, education, and gardening

Join us to:

Browse the options for individual membership in the green boxes below, and choose the one that's right for you. Then join, renew, or give a membership:

  • Online via our secure system, via links in the boxes below
  • By phone: 508-877-7630 x3104 or x3802
  • By mail: Download this form and send it with a check or credit card information to: Philanthropy Department, Native Plant Trust, 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701-2699

To renew your membership online, sign into your account on our secure, online membership-renewal system, or create an account now.

For best results with our membership links, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.

Personal Memberships

  • About Personal Memberships

    A few generalities apply:

    • Whether you hold a basic or a life membership, personal members are eligible to purchase tickets to our members-only fall event,  Night of Illumination. Online sales start in summer.
    • When your membership includes the benefit of bringing guests to Garden in the Woods, it means guests age three years and older; children under three are admitted free.
    • Memberships are non-transferable and are revocable licenses. Membership levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change without notice.
    For best results with our membership links, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.
  • Individual Membership $40/year Join now

     Benefits (1 adult, age 18+):

    Please note: This level does not include free admission to Garden in the Woods and applies only to the person named on the membership card.

  • Individual with Garden Access $55/year Join now

      Benefits include those for Individual members  (1 adult, age 18+), plus:
      • Unlimited free admission to Garden in the Woods with presentation of membership card
      • Free admission for one guest accompanying the member, per visit, to Garden in the Woods
      • Winter Walking access to Garden in the Woods, for member and one guest
      • Free or discounted admission to 270+ public gardens participating in the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admission Program (outside 90-mile exclusion zone)

    • Family and Friends $75/year Join now

      Benefits include those for Individual with Garden Access members, plus:
      • Free admission for up to four guests accompanying each member, per visit, to Garden in the Woods and to complimentary members’ events (max. party of 10)
      • Contributor $115/year Join now

          Benefits include those for Family and Friends members, plus:
          • Exclusive on-demand webinar previews
          • Invitation to Intern Showcase
        • Supporter $250/year Join now

          Benefits include those for Contributor members, plus:

          • Invitations to two Directors’ Talks

        • Sustainer $500/year Join now

          Benefits include those for Supporter members, plus:

          • Recognition in our annual donor report
          • Invitation to Heart of the Habitat
          • Opportunity to share a one-year complimentary Family and Friends gift membership with the recipient of your choice

        • Conservation Circle $1,000/year Join now

            Our patron program recognizes those individuals who select Native Plant Trust as one of their philanthropic priorities each year. We are pleased to provide our Conservation Circle donors with a wide range of benefits, including everything offered to Sustainer-level members, plus invitations to:
            • Leadership Summit, hosted by our Executive Director 
            • Behind-the-Scenes, discovering areas of outstanding botanic interest 
            • Art and Nature, exploring creativity inspired by the environment
          • Life $5,000 Join now

            Life membership includes all Contributor-level membership benefits for the life of the member. Please call 508-877-7630 x3802 for more information.

          Corporate (Organizational) Memberships

          • About Corporate Memberships

            Whether your organization is new to conservation or a longtime steward of the environment, a medium-sized business or a large corporation, we welcome you!

            Details about our two organizational membership packages appear below. The following general features apply to both:

            • Dues are fully tax deductible.
            • Memberships are nontransferable and revocable licenses. 
            • Membership levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change without notice. 
            • Organizational members do not receive discounts on education programs or Garden Shop purchases and are not eligible to take part in the Nursery Connections Program. 
            • Membership is renewable each year. To renew, sign into your account on our secure, online membership-renewal system, or create an account now.

            If your organization is a library, we offer a special partnership program for libraries. See green box below.

            For best results with our membership links, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.

          • Group - $150 per year

            Designed for community service organizations and small businesses 


            • Subscription to our publications
            • 10% discount on one speaking engagement
            • 10% discount on one group Garden tour
            • 20% discount on one room rental at Garden in the Woods
            • 4 circulating visitor passes to Garden in the Woods
            Join now
          • Group Plus - $225 per year

            Designed for large companies

            Subscription to our publications
            Join now

          Our Privacy Policy

          We do not rent, sell, or exchange email addresses with anyone outside of Native Plant Trust. Occasionally we enter into an exchange with other nonprofit organizations regarding the names and mailing addresses of a limited number of members. Members who wish to opt out of these exchanges may choose a "no exchange" option by contacting the Philanthropy department: 508-877-7630 x3802 or development@

          . We regularly use outside vendors for producing mailings, updating addresses, or sending email messages. In each case, we verify that information is handled securely and confidentially.

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          Native Plant News

          Members stay current with New England native plant conservation and horticulture through our exclusive magazine.

          Check out our magazine
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          Does Your Employer Match Gifts?

          Many companies double employee donations to charitable organizations through matching gifts. Ask your HR department, or send us the name and email address of the contact person: membership

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          Pay Tribute to Friend

          Celebrate someone special by bestowing their name on a tree or bench at Garden in the Woods.

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