Our Circle of Friends  provides critical support for the garden, our educational programs and community outreach. 

Members receive special access to all Hollister House  Garden has to offer – unlimited visits to this beautiful garden, discounts on educational programs and invitations to special events.

We look forward to seeing you in the garden!

Membership Levels and Benefits

All membership levels enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free admission to Hollister House Garden during regular opening hours
  • Discounted admission to lectures, workshops and special events
  • Invitation to special members-only events
  • Use of the HHG barn reference library
  • Free admission or discounts at approximately 330 gardens across the US and Canada through the AHS Reciprocal Admissions program

Choose Your Membership


Individual member benefits for those living in Litchfield County


Membership benefits for one named individual

DUAL $90

Membership benefits for two named individuals


Same as above, two guest passes on request and name listed on our website


Same as above, four guest passes on request, plus complimentary admission for two to a First Friday event


Same as above, six guest passes on request, a complimentary invitation for two for lunch and a visit to an outstanding garden


Same as above, unlimited guest passes on request, plus a gift Dual Membership for a friend


Same as above, all benefits of the Sustainer level, plus dinner and a private garden tour at Hollister House Garden for you and 2 guests

We are pleased to honor our Circle of Friends

Garden Angels

Susan Burke
George Schoellkopf and Gerald Incandela


Cher Beall
Lisa and Robert Halmi
Barbara and Gene Kohn
Judith Little
Susan and James Shehan


Craig Bergman
Sabina and Jeb Breece
Page Dickey and Bosco Schell
David Feld and Kurt Purdy
Elizabeth and Tim Fenton
Margaret Ferguson and Dan Sherr
John Funt and Richard Childs
Merle and Barry Ginsburg
Carolyn Gray and George Peppard
Alex Kasser and Nichola Samponaro
Constance and Lawrence Littlefield
Betsy and Ecton Manning
Cynthia Newby and Jan Napier
Tony Piazza and Steven Gugliotti
Donna Raftery and Vincent Inconiglios
Donna and Ben Rosen
Mary Ellen Spiegel and Mitchell Fishman


Mary Adams and Robert Lockhart
Hollis and James Barickman
Joan and Jeffrey Barist
Eric and Katherine Baumgartner
Eleanor Briggs
Gay and Carlos Canal
Jay Cantor
Ann Coke
Connecticut Horticultural Society
Wendy Cushman
Betty and Tom Daniels
Faye and Tom DeCaro
Bill Drakely
Melissa Fleming
Bill Havemeyer
John Higgins and Tom Conroy
Glenn Jordan and Michael Stubbs
Pamela Moffett and Dwight Keeney
Barbara and Jack Moran
Leslie and John Needham
Jean and Richard O’Reilly
Anne and Robert Rabbino
Dennis Schrader and Bill Smith
Jonathan Tait and Spencer Melder


Susan Bowey
Susan and James Breece
Eunice Burley
Frances and Ralph Capuano
Diane Crary
John Danzer
Margret Delves Broughton
Mary Dorra
Victoria Elliot and Marvin McMillen
Nancy Evans
April Flaherty
Jane Garmey
Chris Giftos and Richard Albano
Celia Hegyi
Jennifer Morvan Henderson
Mary Beth and William Jordan
Christine and Nicholas Kraemer
Teresa Lindsay
Susan and John Magee
Mary Metz
Dodi Meyer
William Neff
Rod Oneglia
Jeane and High Pendery
Rebecca and Peter Podore
Barbara and Robert Sallick
Denise Santomero
Marianne Seeber and Mark Zerbe
Joyce Silberstang
Nancy Steinman
Suzi and Jerry Strawbridge
Debbie and Raphael Swift
Michael Trapp
Charlotte Wood and James Tracy

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