McKee Botanical Garden recognizes and appreciates the Garden’s most dedicated and visionary supporters.
Gatekeepers of the Garden are a distinguished group of individuals who play a critical role in ensuring the vitality, excellence and sustainability of the McKee. This select group of supporters demonstrate leadership within the community by being a true partner of the Garden and helping to uphold its storied legacy of educating, delighting and enriching all who step through its gates.
When you become a Gatekeeper of the Garden, you’ll become a part of a community of neighbors, business leaders, artists, and advocates who are committed to sustaining this extraordinary space.

Your support furthers our work in conservation, our dedication to the community, and our commitment to the environment.

Benefits for You

As a Gatekeeper of the Garden, you will enjoy:

  • Prominent recognition in the Hall of Giants
  • Special invitation to Gatekeepers of the Garden Annual Appreciation Dinner
  • Recognition in The Garden bi-annual newsletter and Annual Report
  • Exclusive insider updates and invitations to members-only events
  • Personal guided tours, upon request.
  • Unlimited free admission.
  • Passes for Gatekeeper's guests, upon request.
  • Reserved parking
  • 50% discount on Facility Rental
  • 10% discount in Garden Gift Shop and Garden Café
  • Reciprocal admission to over 330 arboreta, gardens and museums across the United States and Canada

We thank our Gatekeepers of the Garden for their extraordinary commitment and loyalty to McKee Botanical Garden.

Director's Circle $10,000

  • Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Kaneb
  • Mr. and Mrs. Whitney MacMillan

Visionary $5,000

  • Mr. and Mrs. R. William Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Willem de Vogel
  • Ms. Elizabeth Frappier
  • Stephanie P Hurtt
  • Mr. and Mrs. Barry MacTaggart
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ross McConnell
  • Mrs. Karen K. Meyer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Riefler
  • Mr. C. Graydon Rogers
  • Mr. and Mrs. John J. Schumann, Jr.
  • Dr. and Mrs. William K. Stubbs
  • Mr. and Mrs. William C. Stutt
  • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Taylor III
  • Mrs. David K. Welles

Benefactor $2,500

  • Mrs. Janet A. Baines
  • Mrs. Herman Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Benedict II
  • Dr. and Mrs. William Blackburn II
  • Mr. and Mrs. James H. Carney II
  • Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dobbs, Sr.
  • Mr. William F. Glavin
  • Mrs. Natalie C. Jackson
  • Mr. and Mrs. William J. Kirby
  • Mr. and Mrs. William W. Lane
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Marshall
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. McCabe
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter O'Malley
  • Mr. John H. Roberts
  • Mr. and Mrs. B. Robert Wood

Gatekeepers Of The Garden - $1,500 (Cont)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen
  • Ms. Rosamond W. Allen and Mr. Paul E.
  • Landry
  • Francesca and Bradley Anderson
  • Mrs. Lois W. Appleby
  • Mrs. Marilyn P. Asplundh
  • Mr. and Mrs. William S. Bahrenburg, Jr.
  • Mrs. David Baldwin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. James S. Beckwith IV
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Benedict
  • Mr. and Mrs. H.K. Benham III
  • Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Blossom III
  • Ms. Virginia Blossom
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Branson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brashears
  • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Brickman
  • Mr. and Mrs. William C. Buck
  • Dr. and Mrs. M. Arthur Budden
  • Dr. and Mrs. Donald Buebendorf
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Candler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cherry
  • Mrs. E. Taylor Chewning, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Sheldon Clark
  • Mr. and Mrs. Everett Cook
  • Mrs. Joan Ganz Cooney
  • Mr. Edward N. Dayton
  • Mrs. Edward du Pont
  • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Edwards
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Foresman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fritts
  • Mr. and Mrs. John R. Furrer
  • Mrs. Margaret Cone Gasche
  • Mr. and Mrs. L. Nicholas Geeslin
  • Mr. and Mrs. John C. Goodall, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Duke Habernickel
  • Ms. Liz Hallinan and Mr. Jay Petersen
  • Mrs. George F. Hamner, Sr.
  • Mrs. Robert P. Hauptfuhrer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Louis L. Hoynes, Jr.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth S. Jacobsen
  • Mrs. Cristine W. Jamison
  • Mrs. E. Bradley Jones
  • Ms. Robin Jones
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry K. Justi
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Kahle
  • Ms. Lisa M. Kahle and Mr. Thomas Tierney
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Kaytes
  • Mrs. Chester Kotkowski
  • Mr. and Mrs. John C. Kurtz
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Large, Jr.
  • Mrs. Arthur McKee Latta
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lockhart
  • Miss Alma Lee Loy
  • Mrs. Eleanor P. Lloyd
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Malin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Maresi
  • Marilyn and John McConnell
  • Dr. and Mrs. David J. McKenna
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McManus
  • Mr. James J. McNulty
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Metzler
  • Mrs. Edward A. Michael
  • Dr. and Mrs. Paul V. Minotty
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Earl Morgan III
  • Mr. and Mrs. David N. Moulton
  • Mrs. Patrick C. O'Brien, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John A. O'Steen
  • Mr. and Mrs. William Penney
  • Mrs. Edward Prein
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Rennick, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Randall D. Rogers
  • Mr. and Mrs. G. Alexander Ross
  • Gavin and Marcia Ruotolo
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Sameth
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Schneider
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Schroeder
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Scott
  • Mrs. Suzanne M. Scully
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith
  • Ms. Susan Schuyler Smith
  • Mr. and Mrs. Francis C. Smithers
  • Mrs. Henry G. Stifel
  • Mary and Clay Stobaugh
  • Mrs. Shelley S. Sweeney
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Tansill
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tapley
  • Mr. Robert J. Theis, Sr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Timmerman
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. James Truettner, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. James T. Ueltschi
  • Mr. and Mrs. Scott J. Ulm
  • Mrs. Anne D. Wallace
  • Mrs. Ann P. Webber
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roger U. Wellington, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Welsh
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Wessel
  • Mr. and Mrs. Macauley Whiting, Jr.
  • Mrs. Kate Beckwith Woody
  • Mrs. Mary Lou H. Young

COVID-19 Alert

While we had hoped to remain open, in an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of our staff with regard to the Corona virus (COVID-19), we are closing the Garden until further notice. Please check back here or follow us on Social Media for additional updates.

All Garden activities, classes and programs, and guided tours are canceled through April 1st. The 3rd Annual Garden & Antique Show and Sale which was scheduled for this weekend, March 20-22, has been canceled.

We will keep you posted on any additional changes.


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