some are open to non members, some members only.
Many events are open to non-members and require no religious affiliation.
The H.G. does not exploit it's members, it empowers them. No branch of any H.G. organization shall ever charge monetary membership dues*. Your efforts gardening and being part of the community are your contribution. Furthermore the Gardening work shall also be compensated with training, the most labourious of which shall be materially and or financially compensated as well.
We are one Human Species, and we are a Rainbow of Americana.
For the time being The Hanging Gardens only offers membership in speculative online correspondence auxillary bodies. These will be the primary social activities of the HG during the covid19 pandemic ; Afterwhich these auxiliary orders will continue to serve those who do not reside within the jurisdiction of an HG location. These Auxiliary Bodies are as follows :
When more further established and when the covid19 pandemic has been contained within reason, the Hanging Gardens shall offer [to those residing within the jurisdiction of the respective HG locations] membership in the following official & operative orders ;
The Guild offers Horticultural Apprenticeships to members and employees, and runs the commercial operations of the H.G.
No religious affiliation or participation is required to belong to the Guild.
Though the H.G. requires participation in non-religious public events prior to consideration for Guild Membership. HGHGuild.com
The GOB :
which Initiates members into the Thelemic Mysteries
By Dramatic Ritual & the Allegory of Botany
And also teaches Gardening and Thelemic & Herbal Magick.
The H.G. requires candidates to pass the fundamental degrees of the Horticulture Guild prior to consideration for membership in this and all other HG Holy Orders.