The Wilson Botanical Gardens are set on six secluded acres in beautiful southwest Wilson, North Carolina.  Come and delight in the dazzling displays of art (including whirligigs!), water features and plants alive with color.  Visit our award winning Children's Secret Garden and our new, innovative STEM Garden.  Adults and children can heighten their appreciation of how horticulture, gardening, landscape design and environment stewardship are linked to the land they inhabit.  

Support for these gardens comes primarily from you!  Your membership helps sustain the gardens and support educational programs for both children and adults.

Members of the Wilson Botanical Gardens receive numbers benefits such as discounted events, access to AHS gardens, special plant sale access, private tours and discounts at local nurseries.  More importantly, your membership to the Wilson Botanical Gardens helps bring the joy of plants to the people of Wilson and the world.

Your membership matters.  Our programs enrich the lives of each visitor and provide ongoing education for children and adults.  Support the Gardens and your community by becoming a member.















Standard Benefits

  • Reduced or free admission to over 300 botanical gardens through the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program

  • Discounted "Garden Talks" Workshops

  • One Wilson Winter Lights Ticket

  • Early Access to Plant Sales

  • 10% off Garden event space rentals

  • Discounts at the following Garden Centers (present membership care at time of purchase)

    • 10% Discount at Great Gardens Nursery​

    • 10% Discount trees/shrubs at Raleigh Road Nursery

Membership levels

  • Iris - $30 (Standard Benefits)​.

  • Azalea - $50 (Standard Benefits + Two additional Wilson Winter Lights tickets).

  • Holly - $100 - $499 (Standard Benefits + 10% off plant sale purchases + private tour of Gardens with appointment + Five additional Wilson Winter Lights tickets).

  • Camellia - $500 - $999 (Standard Benefits + Holly Benefits + Ten additional Wilson Winter Lights Tickets).

  • Oak - $1000 (Standard Benefits + Camellia Benefits + lunch with the director by appointment + early bird to Wilson Winter Lights).

Other sponsorship opportunities:

  • $400 - To have a tree planted in honor / memory of a loved one 

  • $800 - For a commemorative bench


Contact Cyndi Lauderdale at 252.237.0113 or 


To become a member please send your name, address, city, state, zip, telephone, email address, and make checks payable to:

Wilson Botanical Gardens
1806 SW Goldsboro Street
Wilson , NC 27893

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