Connecting people with nature


Help Us Grow the Garden for Future Generations!

Your donation will help us to continue to develop sustainable garden collections and unique horticultural experiences that enrich and enlighten the community around us. Together, we stay rooted in the community while growing toward our future Garden.

There are many areas where your gift will help us grow.

Tax-deductible contributions of every size play a vital role in growing a world-class garden focused on the five Mediterranean climate zones. For further details or to discuss other giving opportunities please email or call
(805) 541-1400 x 303.

Donate to the Weaving Restoration Garden

The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is creating a new garden space that is useful for teaching the natural and cultural history of our region while restoring the natural landscape. This multi-year project will provide the community with a new garden that featuring 20 plants of significance chosen in cooperation with ytt Chumash. The garden will honor and celebrate traditional uses of native plants and the cultures that tend to and use them.

Make Our Wishlist a Reality

It takes a lot to keep a garden growing!
From garden tools to propagation materials to event supplies, there are lots of things that would help us enhance the experience of both visitors and volunteers.  Check out our Amazon Wishlist and choose what you can make a reality.

Become a Sustaining Member of the Perennial Guild

Focused on sustaining the roots of the Garden, the Perennial Guild is the newest membership level for top donors. Each Perennial Guild member has committed to give at least $1,000 per year for the next three years in cash donations to support Garden operations. Some of the many benefits of joining the Perennial Guild include: unlimited complimentary Garden access for you and your family and friends, exclusive access to member-only events and activities, special distinction and recognition in Garden promotions, and so much more!

If you would like to learn more about this incredible opportunity to sustain the Garden’s legacy, please reach out to Dana Sundblad at