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1939
"Friends of the Garden" is first mentioned in the MBG Bulletin.


Friends of the Garden Picnic. Arboretum. 1963?

"Friends of the Garden" is first mentioned in the MBG Bulletin as a way for people to support the institution through their charitable donations, they would take in six thousand dollars in their first year for much needed improvements at the Garden and the Arboretum. The "Friends of the Garden" would lay the groundwork for the establishment of our modern day Garden Membership.

 

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