Volunteers are the backbone of The Garden. Those volunteering a given number of hours prior to opening, and continuing their volunteer time through the first two years of The Garden’s operation, will be considered Visionary Volunteers and will receive special benefits as such: Volunteers contributing a set number of hours will receive discounts on merchandise and tickets, to certain events.

We are soliciting volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please print and complete the application  and mail it to:

The California Garden Volunteers
P. O Box 1204
Carmichael, CA 95609

Volunteer Application [pdf]

Memberships in The Garden is offered at rates comparable with other botanical gardens and will include appropriate benefits such as member’s only events, discount prices on merchandise and tickets, free days, discounts at other gardens and venues, etc.

Membership enrollment began 2015, prior to the actual opening of The Garden. Those enrolling at least one year prior to opening and continuing their enrollment through the first two years of The Garden’s operation will be considered Visionary Members and will receive special benefits.

Members of the Garden – Gifts

Those who contribute the minimum donation or more to The Garden, either monetarily or in kind will be considered Members of the Garden with varying levels of benefits.

Members of The Garden will include a Visionary Group with varying levels of acknowledgement for those who donate prior to opening of The Garden.

If you are interested in investing in the future of The California Garden you may send a donation made payable to The California Garden Project, at P. O Box 1204, Carmichael, CA 95609. We are a non profit 501(c) (3) corporation and will provide you with the proper documentation for tax purposes. For in kind donations please contact us.

Our Promise to You

To ensure that all supporters and potential supporters have full confidence in The California Garden Project and its vision, they will have specific rights. Rights such as, but not limited to, include: information regarding our mission, our board and our financial status, and assurance gifts will be used as intended. All interactions will be handled professionally, without prejudice, and with respect, and confidentiality, as the law allows. Appropriate acknowledgement and recognition will be given, and we will not share or sell mailing lists containing their names.