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Benefits of Joining the American Rhododendron Society Massachusetts Chapter

Rhododendron vernicosum 'Rock #1357'
Picture by Henk Borsje
Rhododendron vernicosum 'Rock #1357' in Duxbury, MA

The price of membership ($35 individual, $40 family) continues to be one of the best bargains in the world of horticulture.

Members receive:

  • 4 issues of the world-class ARS JOURNAL
  • the informative Chapter publication THE ROSEBAY
  • monthly NEWSLETTERS  with minutes from Chapter meetings
  • free lectures, demonstrations and member's social at CHAPTER MEETINGS
  • free cuttings at the Chapter's annual CUTTING EXCHANGE
  • free seeds from the Chapter's annual SEED EXCHANGE
  • free ADVICE from experienced members

Members can also:

  • participate in the Chapter's PLANTS FOR MEMBERS program
  • participate in planning, forcing, building, and staffing the Chapter's annual exhibit at the BOSTON SPRING FLOWER SHOW
  • buy BOOKS at discount prices at every meeting
  • buy PLANTS at wholesale prices through the Chapter's group order
  • participate in planning and maintaining the Chapter's DISPLAY GARDENS
  • borrow books from the Chapter LIBRARY
  • rent programs from the Society's SLIDE AND VIDEO LIBRARY
  • obtain rare seeds through the Society's SEED EXCHANGE
  • obtain rare pollen from the Society's POLLEN BANK
  • attend informative and enlightening ARS ANNUAL AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES

Corporate $90, Sponsor $100, Life $1000, and Associate $8 memberships are also available.

To become a member or for more information about the Massachusetts Chapter email Henk Borsje

Get connected with other Chapter members!

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Free Rhododendron Plant for New Chapter Member

If you are a new member of the Chapter, you receive a free plant at the first chapter meeting you attend.

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