Friends

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
  • Discounted entry to OGV Talks
  • Annual Friends events, e.g:
    • Friends only Garden Openings
    • Invitation to the OGV Christmas Picnic
    • 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 Friends are available:

Annual Friendship
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.

* Subscriptions received from April to June in any year will expire on 30 June in the following year.

Application Form

To become a Friend of Open Gardens Victoria click on the link below and complete the transaction. 

Click here to apply and pay online

 

Alternatively you can download an application form and forward it 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.

Click here to download and print your membership form.