Sandhills Horticultural Society

The Sandhills Horticultural Society is a public membership, non profit organization that provides funds for development of the Gardens; acts as a volunteer organization supplying docents and various garden specialists; offers a variety of garden-related special events; and encourages individual, family, and lifetime memberships.

This organization provides an excellent opportunity for people to contribute to the growth of the Gardens through membership, donation, and volunteer programs. To become active in the continuing development of the Gardens, become a member of the Sandhills Horticultural Society. Non-member gifts are also appreciated.

Call (910) 695-3882

Membership Form

Benefits of Sandhills Horticultural Society membership includes:

  • Free or discounted garden seminars and workshops
  • First access to the Bloomin’ News, quarterly Newsletter
  • Reciprocal admission to over 200 gardens in the USA (American Horticultural Society)
  • Discounts on Sandhills Horticultural Society plant sales (Spring & Fall)
  • Free subscription for one year to Better Homes & Garden or Martha Stewart Living
  • Use of the G. Victor & Margaret Ball Garden Visitors Center for garden related events

Reciprocal Admissins Program 2020 member garden

Sandhills Horticultural Society Board Members
Alan Butler, President
Larry Allen, Vice President
Ginny Ferguson, Secretary
Cynthia Birdsall
Laurie Deleot
Karen Frye 
Jan Hiltner
Lin Hilton
Frances Kruitbosch
Carol Lucas
Joe Morris
Shannon Newton
Tom Pruett
Alice Romans-Hess
Randy Saunders
Kyle Sonnenberg
Jim Westmen, Director of Gardens
Fred Garrett, Emeritus
Dee Johnson, Emeritus
Germaine Elkins, Executive Director,  SCC Foundation