Members allow us to grow as an organization to not only spread our mission, but to teach others about our ecosystems and the need for more native gardening. Joining Wild Ones is a reasonable investment with a household membership beginning at only $40 a year. Students or people with limited income can join for $25. You can join the Columbus Chapter by selecting “OH-Columbus” as your chapter on the Wild Ones online membership form.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Wild Ones Journal
  • Wild Ones New Member Handbook
  • All archived Journals
  • Online Wild Ones Discussion Group
  • Annual Member Meeting and Conference
  • Wild Ones Membership Identification Card
  • Special premiums or thank you available with the various levels of membership


plant rescue field trip

Wild Ones Columbus Chapter Activities 

  • Seed gathering opportunities
  • Seed exchange at annual meeting
  • Occasional plant rescues 
  • Caring for selected public spaces
  • Annual plant sale
  • Speaker presentations
  • Garden tours

Some ways to get involved are:

  • Become an officer – we currently have our Vice President position open; please contact Barbara Velez Barbosa if interested in volunteering for this important role
  • If you can help with the annual plant sale in May, contact Don Reuter
    • Plant Sale: Saturday, May 23rd set-up starts 7am, sale goes from 9am-1pm
  • If you have questions about membership, contact Meredith Wellman
  • For more information, email Columbus Chapter President – Barbara Velez Barbosa