Friends of Brookside Gardens (FOBG) was established to support the mission of the Brookside Gardens. This includes maintaining of programs to reveal the year-round wonders and beauty of nature and also educating the public on how the proper care of plants can preserve the environment.
What does FOBG do?
"Helping to make this botanical wonderland a beautiful and enjoyable year-round learning experience for all visitors."
FOBG's mission is to assist Brookside Gardens directly and indirectly in the successful accomplishment of its programs to foster appreciation for the art of gardening and science of horticulture. Since its inception, FOBG has donated more than $1 million to the Gardens! ......read more
Want to become a member?
FOBG Supported Programs:
- Plantings throughout the gardens
- Donations for Brookside Gardens Master Plan
- Children's Day Program
- Orchid show and Sale
- Green Matters Symposium
- Concert Series
- Lecture Series
A BEAUTIFUL SETTING
Brookside Gardens is Montgomery County's incomparable, award-winning 50-acre public display garden situated within Wheaton Regional Park. Included in the gardens are several distinct areas and Formal Gardens areas. Brookside Gardens also feature two conservatories for year-round enjoyment. A horticultural reference library is located in the airy Visitors Center. Admission to the gardens is free.