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.

Sandhills Horticultural Society Membership Benefits

  • First to know of Sandhills Horticultural Society & Garden events
  • Free or discounted garden seminars and workshops
  • First access to the Bloomin’ News, quarterly Newsletter
  • 2023 Reciprocal Agreement to over 200 gardens in the USA (American Horticultural Society)
  • Discounts to local businesses:
    • Nature's Own: 10% discount on any vitamin, excluding sale and discounted vitamins
    • Southern Pines Ace Hardware: 10% discount on any item, excluding sale/discount, and outdoor power tools and equipment.
  • Discounts on Sandhills Horticultural Society plant sales (Spring & Fall)
Become a Horticultural Society Member


Sandhills Horticultural Society Board Members
Kyle Sonnenberg, President
Marcia Woodfield, Secretary
Cynthia Birdsall
Kathy Byron
Michael Currin
Laurie Deleot
Betty Dew
Lin Hilton
Deborah McGiffin
Joe Morris
Shannon Newton
Tom Pruett
Tracye Reiland
Alice Romans-Hess
Randy Saunders
Jim Westmen, Emeritus
Fred Garrett, Emeritus
Dee Johnson, Emeritus
Germaine Elkins, Executive Director,  SCC Foundation