Plants may draw you to Descanso Gardens. But people are what keep it growing. We are a member-supported garden, relying on private donations to fund our operations. Our members at every giving level form a special philanthropic community that sustains the Gardens and creates a lasting legacy for future generations to enjoy.
Share your time and talents with Descanso Gardens. Volunteers support us in many areas, including gardening, working with school groups, and staffing the Visitor Center and Gift Shop.Read More
Descanso's highest level of membership is the Center Circle Associates. These philanthropist-members enjoy enhanced benefits including special talks, tastings, walks and access to the Gardens.Read More
The new Corporate Partners program launches in 2013. Benefits include year-round access to the Gardens, website recognition, invitations to special events, and private entertaining opportunities.
The Legacy Society recognizes donors who bequeath $10,000 or more to Descanso Gardens in their will or estate. These donors receive special recognition on the Donor Wall in the Courtyard.Read More