Individuals / Students / Seniors (65+)

Use one of the links below for fee information and to apply for and purchase a membership for yourself.

One Year Individual Membership Two Year Individual Membership

Benefits to Members

Gardening resources, members-only events and shopping discounts will easily offset the cost of membership with the Calgary Horticultural Society! 

Bring a Friend

Bring a friend at member pricing to any workshop, class, or event. Members can register a non-member companion and pay member pricing (savings of at least 10% from non-member pricing) or bring a non-member guest to free member events, such as Open Gardens.


Calgary Gardening e-Magazine and Article Index

Receive eight informative magazines per year with how-to articles, plant profiles, and much more. Use the A-Z Index to find articles in past issues and click links to read articles.

Gardeners’ Online Discussion Forum

Connect with other members and share gardening advice and experiences.

Searchable Plant Database

Access descriptions of over 100 perennials, trees, and shrubs that grow well in the Calgary area.

Demonstration and Teaching Garden

Visit our backyard to see what grows well in this climate, or join us here for hands-on learning.


have a great selection of books and magazines for you to borrow or to browse at the Society office.

Learning Opportunities

Our year-round schedule includes hands-on workshops, instructional programs, guest speakers, and informal talks; most are free or discounted for members.


Spring and Fall Plant Shares

Share your excess plants, seeds, and bulbs and exchange for new treasures.

Spring Event

This two-day spring event is packed with expert guest speakers, workshops, a demonstration stage, vendor displays, and items for sale. Members enjoy discounted tickets.

Garlic Fair

Enjoy an afternoon with live music, guest speakers, and all things garlic.

Open Gardens

Members generously open their gardens for other members to see what grows well in Calgary and to get ideas for their own yards.

Shopping Discounts

Don’t go shopping without your membership card! We have more than 50 businesses offering discounts from 5% to 15% to Society members.

Rewarding Volunteer Opportunities

Engage in activities with a community of fellow gardeners and reap the rewards.

Watch our Video about Membership Benefits

Member member Nicole Sagan

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