There are many ways to support The John Fairey Garden, including becoming a member at any level, making a donation, or volunteering for the garden. Learn more and get involved today!
Become a Member

Become a Member

Membership dues help us maintain the Garden and nursery, provide educational programming, and support our efforts to continue building our internationally recognized collection of rare and endangered plants.

Because we value your support, all memberships include basic privileges that enhance and personalize your experience at the Garden.

Become A Member

Member benefits include:

  • Members may tour the Garden on their own on Saturdays from 9 – 3.
  • Members have access to audio tour and map of the Garden.
  • Members may join Open Day tours at no cost.
  • Members may purchase plants from our nursery at a 15% discount.
  • Members will have an exclusive early opportunity to purchase premium plants at our Budding Out Festival in spring and Trunk Show tree sale in the autumn.
  • Members will receive a 10% discount on plant purchases from participating local nurseries.
  • Members will receive garden newsletters.
  • Members can access reciprocal benefits at gardens and arboreta nationwide through the American Horticultural Society (AHS). Reciprocal benefits include free admission, discounts, etc. Visit HERE to see a list of participating institutions and learn what your membership gets.

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Annual Membership Levels

(with basic privileges):
Individual membership $45
Texas Master Gardener (with TMG card) $35
Student (with student ID) $25
Senior (65+) $30

Dual membership $75 – Two adults included, with individual cards.

Patron $125 – Two annual tour guest passes and a free yearly plant selection from the nursery.

Benefactor $250 – Four annual tour guest passes and two yearly plant selections from the nursery.

Founders Circle $500+ – Two adults included with individual cards. Four annual tour guest passes and two yearly plant selections from the nursery. Private tour of the Garden.

Peckerwood Garden Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Your membership contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Individual donations are critical to the sustainability of The John Fairey Garden. Your contribution will help us purchase materials needed to maintain the condition of the Garden, support upkeep of the Garden’s facilities, and help defer programming costs.

If you are employed by a corporation, your employer may provide matching contributions.

Should you have a financial instrument or assets you would like to contribute to the Garden, please call or email our office manager at 979.826.3232 or


Volunteering at The John Fairey Garden not only contributes to its well-being, it is a wonderful way to learn about our collections and experience the therapeutic benefits of working in a garden.

Volunteering opportunities at the Garden include:
  • Weeding
  • Watering
  • Planting
  • Leading or assisting on tours (requires training)
  • Clerical tasks
  • Clearing property
  • Basic carpentry
  • Beekeeping

Should you be interested in volunteering, please follow these steps:

  1. Call or email the Garden at: 979.826.3232 or
  2. Fill out the volunteer form below
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