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. 

Examples of FOBG Supported Programs:

  • Plantings throughout the Gardens
  • Donations for Brookside Gardens Master Plan
  • Children's Day Program
  • Orchid Show and Sale



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

Click here to download Membership Application for FOBG

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