Smiling older woman in front of large agave plant

When you contribute to the Garden you are facilitating sustainability and community connection. The mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is to preserve this exceptional example of garden design and to continue to develop its collection of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public. Over half of our annual operating and preservation costs are provided through memberships, contributions, and special fundraising events. Thank you for your thoughtful and generous support which keeps Ruth’s Garden growing!

2017 Golden Barrel Honor Roll


Support us when you shop on Amazon.

Did you know that every time you shop on AmazonSmile, a percentage of your purchase can be donated back to The Ruth Bancroft Garden? At no cost to you, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of every eligible purchase to The Ruth Bancroft Garden when you designate us as your charitable organization of choice.

To get started, visit https://smile.amazon.com and login with your regular Amazon account information, select The Ruth Bancroft Garden as your charitable organization, then start shopping!

We’ll only receive donations from purchases made through Smile.Amazon.com directly, rather than through Amazon.com, so be sure to bookmark www.smile.amazon.com!

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, EIN 68-0310041.

Banner photo by John Ricca; Photo of Ruth by Saxon Holt