Garden Club of Ramsey County's Membership

Our mission:

We are dedicated to promoting:
  • Knowledge and love of gardening
  • Study of horticulture, floriculture, landscape and vegetable gardening
  • Protection of native plants and trees
  • Civic planting to beautify our neighborhoods
Over one hundred fellow gardeners meet monthly to learn from one other and from experts in their field. GCRC members include master gardeners, professional landscape designers, self-taught experts, dabblers and gardeners just beginning on the gardening path. Please join us!  We'd love to have you join our community of gardeners.  Download the membership application today.

Previous topics/presenters:

Sustainable Lawns Samuel Bauer
Fairy Gardens Anna Risan
Outdoor Photography Don Breneman
Fall Gardening Bonnie Blodgett
Honeybees Terry McDaniel
Ethnic Gardens Susan Davis Price


Benefits of Membership:


Garden gates- Members open their gardens for informal tours throughout the summer.

Summer picnic – Fellow gardeners come together for a potluck in the Summer garden.

Garden tours -- Exclusive garden tours just for GCRC members.

Educational presentations—From September to May, GCRC hosts monthly speakers and demonstrations.

Membership Directory—Over one-hundred fellow gardeners your fingertips

The Great Plant Sale—Each May, GCRC gardeners dig, separate and pot their own plants to contribute to this locally renowned plant sale

Friendships develop. You wouldn’t be surprised to know that gardeners are hard working, friendly and honest. What better companionship is that?


Ways to learn and grow in your gardening life:

Public Gardens Plan a summer garden party Exhibits & Mini Shows
Be a mentor Visit member gardens Garden Sages
Be a mentee Harvest & Bake Sale Winter Holiday party


Expand your gardening experience with learnings from local as well as regional neighbors

Membership term runs from January 1 to December 31.

2017 Membership dues for GCRC alone are $12 for an individual and $17 for a dual membership.

Membership in both GCRC and the Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS), rates are $49 and $67 respectively.  Dual membership rates are $54 and $72.

Gifts of GCRC membership are available as well.

MSHS membership includes these benefits:

Member discounts at over 150 garden centers, nurseries & landscaping services

A subscription to Northern Gardener magazine, the only magazine edited exclusively for our cold climate gardening (Includes digital edition)

And much more!
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