Mount Arrowsmith Rhododendron Society (MARS) welcomes members from all over Vancouver Island and beyond!

Join us now (or renew your membership) to enjoy these great benefits:

  • Four quarterly issues of the prestigious American Rhododendron Society Journal
  • Membership in the American Rhododendron Society (ARS), which includes access to the ARS seed exchange and all regional meetings.
  • Eight monthly meetings including door prizes, plant raffles, educational presentations, and social time with coffee, tea, and goodies.
  • Name badges and annual membership cards
  • Discounts (usually 10%) at local garden centres and nurseries
  • Access to the free club library of gardening books, magazines, and videos
  • The colourful and informative monthly MARS newsletter
  • Social activities:  MARS holds several potluck dinners throughout the year
  • Access to MARS bus tours to unique gardens and other places of interest (there is an additional cost for transportation, meals, and accommodations)
  • Advice from rhododendron experts familiar with the local growing conditions
  • A chance to connect with enthusiastic gardeners of all ages!

Membership is $30.00 per year for up to 2 people who share the same address, and includes membership in both MARS and the ARS.  Dues must be paid by December 1 for the coming calendar year.  You can join by mail, in person, or by submitting the online form below.

We hope you’ll join us!

If you’re already a MARS member, you can use the links below to renew your membership, too. Welcome back!

 To join MARS online:

Click here to join using our online membership application

To join MARS in person:

To join MARS by mail:

Questions about membership?  Please click here to contact us.

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