Affiliate Garden Clubs

For more than 85 years, Cleveland Botanical Garden has worked with area garden clubs and plant societies to spread the love of plants and the green world to Northeast Ohio and beyond. Today, the Garden proudly welcomes all garden clubs and plant societies dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the living world to join as Affiliate Garden Clubs. By becoming an Affiliate Garden Club, you will be helping the Garden with our mission while receiving valuable benefits.

For an annual fee of $100.00 your club will receive:

• Opportunities to promote events to other organizations via a monthly newsletter, The Root
• A club subscription to The Garden Muse
• Opportunities to showcase your club’s work at the Garden’s special events
• Opportunities to hold shows and sales at the Garden
• Acknowledgement and recognition in Garden publications
• Yearly Forums for group leaders
• An opportunity to share in the broader goals and programs of the Garden

Affiliate Garden Clubs are a vital part of the past, present and future of Cleveland Botanical Garden.

Annual Affiliate Day 2017

When: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Where: Cleveland Botanical Garden
Time: 9:00-9:30 - Registration opens and light refreshments will be available, 9:30am -Noon - Program
Theme: "Popular and Interesting Succulents to Grow" presented by Bill Hendricks, President of Klyn Nurseries and President of the Midwest Cactus and Succulent Society.

Join us and learn from an expert about these interesting and relatively easy-to-grow plants. A continental breakfast will be provided and parking is free for all participants. This event is open to all club members.

Cost: $8 for Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum members, $13.50 for nonmembers.

Registrations must be made online. Please click here to make your reservation. You will be able to pay for your ticket on the day of the event. Call 216.707.2804 for questions; reservations will only be taken online.

To join or renew your Garden Club membership, please download the form here.

Contact Ranelle Huber, Director of Membership, at or 216.707.2804 for further information.

The Root

The Root is the official monthly newsletter for the Affiliate Garden Clubs.

Click here to download the latest issue

To submit articles for The Root - the Garden's monthly newsletter to the Affiliate Garden Clubs - please submit them to by the 20th of the month.