Commemorative Bricks

Celebrate a life event or honor a special person, occasion, or memory with a commemorative brick placed within the gardens.

Proceeds from the sale of the bricks will benefit the Horticulture Gardens Endowment Fund, which directly generates revenue to allow us to maintain the gardens. Brick donations are fully tax deductible.

  • $250        
    • Personal 8" by 4" brick paver inscribed with words of your choice, 3 lines with 15 characters per line
  • $1,000
    • Personal 8" by 8" brick paver inscribed with words of your choice, 6 lines with 15 characters per line

"There's a very personal memory for me now when I visit the gardens."

Purchase a Brick

To purchase a brick, download our Brick Brochure OR purchase online at our secure CashNet store.

Already Purchased A Brick?

To find the location of an existing brick, see our Brick Search Page.

Brick Placement

We offer three locations to place bricks (click "maps" to see a map showing yellow stars indicating locations, click "picture" to see the view of that location).  

  • In the Perennial Garden Walkway (see map below, with yellow star indicating location)

Perennial Garden Walk NEW

A map (left) and photo (right) showing the location of the Perennial Garden Walkway brick placement

  • In the Anniversary Plaza (see map below, with yellow star indicating location)

Anniversary Plaza Brick Placement Map NEW

A map (left) and photo (right) showing the location of the Anniversary Plaza brick placement area

  • In front of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Sculpture in the Annual Trial Gardens (see map below, with yellow star indicating location)

 LHB brick Placement NEW

A map (left) and photo (right) showing the location of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Sculpture brick placement area

Brick Ideas

Need some inspiration for a brick?  Check out these ideas below (last names have been blurred out for privacy purposes).

    • Remember a loved one

8x8 2 sparty heads

  •  Honor a Marriage

8 x 4 marriage with heart

  • Organizational Support

8 x 4 OrganizationAcknowledgement

  • Graduations

Three 8 x 4 multi generation graduations

  • Love

8 x 4 Love

Contact Information

For questions regarding sponsorship of bricks, please contact our event coordinator at:

hgardens@msu.edu
517-353-0443

Other ways to support the gardens

For other ways to directly support our gardens, visit our Garden Giving page.  Or contact:

Dr. Kristin Getter 
Director, MSU Horticulture Gardens
getterk@msu.edu 
517-353-0341

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