Friends of the Garden Friends of the Mizzou Botanic Garden provide financial support that is used to help preserve and develop the gardens, as well as to support MU's educational mission. All members receive: Mizzou Botanic Garden's "Leaflet" electronic newsletter Discount on admission to conferences and classes sponsored by the Mizzou Botanic Garden Invitations to special events The opportunity to join in the excitement of the gardens' special events Free admission to Powell Gardens in Kingsville, Mo. Join the Friends of the Garden for an annual or lifetime membership by making a donation today. The form is in PDF format. If you do not already have it, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat reader.