Memberships

Become a Member!

When you support The Mercer Society, you support Mercer Botanic Gardens.

Membership supports our exquisite gardens, collections, special garden events, members-only events as well as a wide range of public and educational programs. Our members receive exclusive program and year-around Mercer Gift and Plant Shoppe discounts. A number of members-only events are held throughout the year as well as members receive special pricing to all Garden events.

The Mercer Society is committed to making Mercer Botanic Gardens a treasured community asset and a world-class destination. Today, you can help us achieve that goal by becoming a member.

As a member, at every level, you receive many valuable benefits as outlined.  Your membership supports one of our region’s most important cultural resources.

And, what a unique and special gift to share with a friend, family member or colleague.

Membership is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Basic Annual Membership Benefits

  • Access to members-only programs and appreciation events
  • Free or discounted admission to special events, exhibitions, programs and camps
  • Discount in The Mercer Society Gift & Plant Shoppe (must present membership card)
  • Free or discounted admission to partnering botanic gardens and retailers (view list of participating organizations and businesses)
  • Mercer Society member decal

Senior

$35

  • Basic membership benefits for one named adult 55 years of age or better
  • Two $5 coupons for March Mart
  • 10% discount at The Mercer Society Gift & Plant Shoppe

Individual

$50

  • Basic membership benefits for one named adult
  • Two $5 coupons or March Mart
  • 10% discount at The Mercer Society Gift & Plant Shoppe

Family

$60

  • Basic membership benefits for two named adults
  • Two $5 coupons for March Mart
  • 10% discount at The Mercer Society Gift & Plant Shoppe

Membership above Senior, Individual and Family levels help sustain the Gardens and offer additional privileges:

Supporter

$125–274

Family membership benefits, plus

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named adults
  • Two $10 coupons for March Mart
  • 10% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • One Annual March Mart Plant Guide

Patron

$275–549

Family membership benefits, plus

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named adults
  • Two $15 coupons for March Mart
  • 15% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • One Annual March Mart Plant Guide

Sustainer

$550–1,199

Family membership benefits, plus

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named members and two guests
  • Two $20 coupons for March Mart
  • 20% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • One Annual March Mart Plant Guide

Helping Heroes Discount of $10.00 off any individual membership or higher level is offered to active military and veterans, current teachers in any ISD or private school system, current law enforcement, fire and EMS employees—please present proof of status with membership application.

Ginger Circle

Ginger Circle Membership is leadership support

To assure our continued progress toward becoming a world-class botanic garden, the Ginger Circle is a group of generous philanthropic members who support The Mercer Society at the highest levels and is open to all who make an annual minimum contribution of $1200.

Basic Annual Ginger Circle benefits:

  • All basic annual membership benefits, plus
  • Two membership cards for two named adults
  • Exclusive e-newsletter for Circle Members
  • Invitation for two to annual dinner honoring Circle Members
  • One customized brick paver to be installed in main garden area

 

The Ginger Circle has three levels of giving:

Torch Ginger

$1,200–4,999

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named adults and four guests
  • Two $25 coupons for March Mart
  • 25% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • One Annual March Mart Plant Guide

Butterfly Ginger

$5,000–9,999

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named adults and six guests
  • Two $25 coupons for March Mart
  • 25% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • Two Annual March Mart Plant Guides
  • One private annual golf cart tour of the Gardens with Garden Director
    (Up to 5 individuals, to be scheduled at mutually convenient time)

Peacock Ginger

$10,000+

  • VIP early admission to March Mart for two named adults and six guests
  • Two $25 coupons for March Mart
  • 25% discount at The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
  • Two Annual March Mart Plant Guides
  • One private annual golf cart tour of the Gardens with Garden Director
    (Up to 5 individuals, to be scheduled at mutually convenient time)
  • One in-home garden consultation with a Mercer botanic expert
    (To be scheduled at a mutually convenient time)

Other ways to join

By Phone

713-274-4166

In Person

The Mercer Society offices at the Mercer Botanic Gardens Visitor Center or The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe

By Mail

Print and complete application and send with payment to:

The Mercer Society
ATTN: Membership
22306 Aldine Westfield Road
Humble, Texas 77338

On Line

Click the button for your selected level of membership.