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Membership dues and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. FOBG is a 501 (C)(3) not-for-profit group organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. We do not share our membership list or donor information with other groups. All memberships are renewable annually in October

How does FOBG Membership Support Brookside Gardens?

FOBG provides the primary non-public financial support for Brookside Gardens. FOBG dues are used exclusively to support Brookside Gardens' programs and plantings. Only a small percentage of dues goes towards administrative costs. CLICK HERE to see the sources and usage of FOBG funds and how your membership fees and donations are put to use (NEW).

Examples of FOBG Supported Programs:



How to Become a Member

We invite you to join Friends of Brookside Gardens

Download the membership form, fill it either online or manually and mail it with the membership dues (cash, check payable to Friends of Brookside Gardens or credit card information to:)

Attn: Friends of Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902-1369
Phone: 301-962-1435

Membership Fees are as follows:

  • Individual: $40
  • Family: $60
  • Garden Club: $60 & up
  • Sponsor: $100 - $249
  • Patron: $250 - $499
  • Benefactor: $500 & up

Membership Benefits

Additional Benefits:

  • Early Admission to Fall Plant Sale
  • The BROOKSIDER - newsletter
  • Members-only Functions
  • Notice of programs at Brookside Gardenssome with discounts for FOBG members

For more information about membership, please call our voicemail at 301-962-1435 or contact us via email at