Memorials & Tributes

Honor and remember a loved one, pay tribute to a special someone who made an impact in your life, or commemorate a special occasion. Memorial and tribute opportunities at the Garden celebrate the important people in your life in an inspiring and refreshing environment. From books, bricks, and bouquets to concerts, stones and benches, choose the most meaningful tribute for your someone special.

Book(s) & Sponsorship of Educational Programs: $25+

Name or expression inscribed on a commemorative bookplate.  Gift supports the Youth & Adult Education Programs, as well as the Children’s or Horticultural Lending Libraries.

General Operating Gift: $25+

Name is recognized in the tribute section of the Garden’s Annual Report. Gift supports ongoing garden maintenance.

Memorial Brick: $125

Name or expression inscribed on a 4”X 8” brick located in the Color & Foliage Garden.

NEW! Seasonal Container Bouquet: $150-$500

Recognize your loved one with a seasonal container bouquet with a special engraving. The container bouquet and engraving will remain for the duration of the gardening season. Various containers and locations are available but subject to availability.

Summer Concert Dedication: $250

Dedicate a summer concert to celebrate a special occasion such as an anniversary or retirement, to honor a loved one, or to commemorate the birth of a special individual. The dedication will be announced during a Thursday night Sanimax Concerts at the Garden of your choosing (dates subject to availability). Four tickets and four reserved seats are included.

Plant Endowment Societies: $250+

Name or expression is inscribed on the Society plaque in the Donald & Patricia Schneider Education Center. Plant Endowment Societies are the perfect way to leave a legacy and make a difference by helping maintain the Garden’s annual (Monet), rose (Redoute), and perennial (Renoir) plantings.

Wood Memorial Grove: $500

Name engraved on stainless steel pillars of the main structure in the Memorial Grove.

Tribute Stone: $2,000

Name or expression inscribed on 24” x 30” paving stones on the South Terrace.

Bench in the Garden: Varies

Name or expression inscribed on brass plate on teak or pine benches located throughout the Garden.

Search for a Specific Memorial or Tribute within the Garden

You can now search the Garden’s online map to locate a memorial or tribute within the Garden. Search for names or features on the map below. Garden staff is continually working to update this map.

Contact Us

If you are making a memorial or tribute gift, download and complete the Memorial & Tribute Order Form so that we can properly acknowledge your gift. For more information about Memorials & Tributes, contact Bobbie Anderson, Executive Assistant, at 920.491.3691 ext. 114 or