Photo by Jason Ashur, Lead Groundskeeper - Thuya Garden
Benefits of Membership
Benefit Explanations & Restrictions
+ Free one-time access passes to the Abby Garden on Public Garden days require a reservation through the Preserve’s online system. Passes are honored for the current season only; they cannot be carried over.
+ Special access to the Abby Garden on specified non-Public Garden days for Birch, Trillium and Lily members does not require a reservation, or the purchase of a ticket. Up to three accompanied guests per member, per visit are permitted.
+ Discounts of $25 for Dogwood, and $50 for Forget-Me-Not memberships are available to seniors age 65 and older, full-time students, year-round MDI residents, and active military.
+ All memberships are considered dual memberships, with benefits applicable to two adults in the same household. Each adult will receive the membership benefits except in the case of gift memberships and free passes to the Abby Garden on Public Garden Days. Those benefits will be distributed once, to the household.
+ Membership fees are tax deductible. When a benefit has a monetary value, the Preserve will provide a tax receipt that subtracts the value of the benefit from the total membership contribution.
+ Memberships and Member benefits are exclusively for non-commercial use by individual members and cannot be sold or transferred.
+ Membership cards will not be issued. Identification is not required for entry to any of the lands or gardens.
+ All membership sales are final.