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Your generous donations help Powell Gardens flourish. Give back to your community today by sharing your time, talents or financial resources. Each gift contributes to Powell Gardens' mission: to be an experience that embraces the Midwest’s spirit of place and inspires an appreciation for the importance of plants in our lives.

Making a Difference

Your financial contributions allow us to:

  • Maintain our 970-acre garden and Midwestern architectural treasures
  • Provide educational programs to more than 5,200 children a year
  • Share the delights of eating well with fresh, seasonal produce in the Heartland Harvest Garden
  • Present year-round learning for all ages
  • Bring the wonders of the natural world to life through special exhibits and events


Volunteers logged nearly 17,000 hours in 2014, helping with everything from planting flowers to filing papers. Would you like to share some of your time and talents with Powell Gardens? Learn more.

Ways to Contribute Financially

Powell Gardens appreciates each and every contribution. Explore these options to give in a way that's most meaningful to you:

Join Society of Perennial Partners

Support the Legacy Tree Program

Make a tribute gift

Make a planned gift

Participate in Under a Blue Moon Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction

Participate in Under a Harvest Moon fund-raising dinner 

Give now with an online donation


Become a Member

Joining Friends of Powell Gardens is a great way to support Powell Gardens and save money at the same time! Your membership includes free general admission all year, so join today and make a point to visit in every season.

Your membership also entitles you to reduced fees for classes and ticketed events and includes reciprocal admission to botanical gardens and arboretums across the country. Learn more and join today!

Give a gift membership!


Did you know? Kids who spend time playing in the great outdoors are more likely to use their own imaginations, inventions and creativity while playing? Support Powell Gardens today »


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Beauty in every season! A membership includes FREE general admission all year.

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