Join Us and Become A Friend of Open Gardens Victoria
Open Gardens Victoria (OGV) encourages garden lovers to support this new organization by becoming a Friend. Joining OGV will link you to a network of fellow garden lovers while offering you an opportunity to enjoy a number of Friends special benefits:
- Two-For-One entry at one general garden opening of your choice during each season
- Priority notification of special Events, including Talks and Tours
- Annual Friends Only Events. For Instance:
- Friends Only Garden Openings
- Invitation to the OGV Family Picnic
- Friends Plant Swap Meet
- Talks and Demonstrations by Gardening Experts
- An opportunity to volunteer at General Openings and Special Events.
- Tasks may include assisting garden owners with their opening by welcoming garden visitors, delivering refreshments to other volunteers or directing visitors away from hazards. By volunteering you receive free entry and the opportunity to enjoy the garden at your leisure outside your rostered shift.
Several Categories of Friendship are available:
Subscription fee of $30, expiring on 30 June each year.*
Annual Student Friendship
Subscription fee of $20, expiring on 30 June each year.*
Garden Owner Friendship
In recognition of their contribution all Garden Owners will automatically become OGV Friends in their year of opening for Open Gardens Victoria.
A one-off subscription of $150 entitles the holder to an Annual Membership for two years, expiring on 30 June 2017, while making a generous donation of $90 to OGV as seed funding.*
Foundation Friendship is only available during the first year of Open Gardens Victoria and is open until 30 June 2016.
* Subscriptions received from April to June in any year will expire on 30 June in the following year.
To become a Friend of Open Gardens Victoria click on the link below to open and print your application form. You may pay by bank transfer and then email your details. You will receive a return email confirming details of your transaction.
Alternatively you can forward the form with your payment to the address listed on the form. Your membership card and two-for-one voucher will be posted to you once payment has been processed.