Give the Gift of the Garden

Struggling to find the perfect present for your favorite outdoor enthusiast or backyard horticulturist? Put some Garden in your gift giving with the help of our 2017 holiday gift guide.


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Garden Membership

Treat your loved one to four seasons of fun with a gift membership for the Garden. Available at every membership level, gift memberships offer your friend or family member 12 months of access to the Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, and Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, plus additional member-only benefits all year long.

Purchase a gift membership



Herbs A-Z

A collaboration of the St. Louis Herb Society and MBG Press, this new 56-page softcover book is colorful, creative way to introduce the budding botanist in your family to the value and diversity of herbs.

Purchase Herbs A-Z


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2018 Garden Wall Calendar

For Garden lovers who can’t visit as often as they would like, the 2018 Garden wall calendar offers a whole year of gorgeous views of the Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, and Butterfly House.

Purchase the Garden wall calendar



Classes at the Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, and Butterfly House

Create memories with your spouse or BFF while discovering a new skill, or help someone special take their favorite hobby to a new level. From cooking to crafting, watercolors to winter walks, Garden classes cover a wide array of topics and interests and are available at all three of our campuses.

View a complete list of upcoming classes



Vintage Botanical Collection 

From the shelves of our rare book room to your kitchen or dining room table, our vintage botanical collection brings beautiful, centuries-old botanical illustrations to new life on a variety of serving pieces, drinkware, and more.

Shop the collection



Commemorative Bricks and Pavers

Looking for a gift that will last long beyond this holiday season? Engraved bricks and paving stones are not only a unique way to celebrate someone special in your life, but also directly support the ongoing work of the Garden and Butterfly House.

Dedicate a brick at the Garden | Dedicate a paving stone at the Butterfly House



The Garden in 100 Objects: From the Iconic to the Rare

Even your family’s biggest history buff will discover a few surprises as he or she explores the long and fascinating history of Henry Shaw’s Garden through a treasure trove of objects, plants, papers, and other curiosities collected over 158 years.

Purchase The Garden in 100 Objects



Garden Gift Cards

Let your loved ones decide how they’d like to enjoy the Garden with a Garden gift card. Available in any denomination from $5-500, Garden gift cards can be redeemed at the Garden, Butterfly House, and Shaw Nature Reserve for admission, food and beverages, Garden memberships, merchandise, classes and more.

Purchase a gift card


John Dedeke
Senior Digital Media Editor


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