Alpine Garden Society
- Encouraging interest in...alpine & rock garden plants. Small
plants & hardy perennials, many bulbs & ferns, hardy orchids
& dwarf trees & shrubs.
of British Conifer Growers -
Conifers and other evergreen shrubs are ideal for providing this
structure because they come in many different colours, shapes and
British Clematis Society (BCS)
exists to promote the cultivation and preservation of clematis. In
particular, we aim to encourage all gardeners to grow and enjoy
clematis, with the emphasis being on "enjoy". The BCS has
some 1,500 Members, ranging from experts to absolute beginners.
Membership is open to all interested persons, in any country.
Dragonfly Society -
There aim is to promote and encourage the study and conservation of
dragonflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United
British Fuchsia Society
welcomes visitors and new members to our monthly meetings.
Hedgehog Preservation Society
- A UK Charity dedicated to
helping & protecting Hedgehogs (BHPS). Helpline with advice on
caring & encouraging Hedgehogs in the wild & garden.
British Pteridological Society was
founded in 1891 and today continues as a focus for fern enthusiasts.
It provides a wide range of information about ferns through the
medium of its publications and other literature. It also organises
formal talks, informal discussions, field meetings, garden visits,
plant exchanges, a spore exchange scheme and fern book sales.
Tomato Growers' Association
Tomato Growers' Association represents British
commercial tomato growers. This includes the United
Kingdom and the Channel Islands.
Horticultural Association - The Trade
Association for manufacturers and suppliers of plants, products and services to
commercial horticulture world-wide.
Cottage Garden Society was
founded in 1982 by a handful of gardeners in North Wales who
hankered after old fashioned flowers grown in the traditional
cottage garden style and felt that there must be others who shared
DEFRA UK Organisation
- Protecting and improving the rural, urban, marine and global
Heritage is a United
Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic
environment of England. Its best known role is that it is the
steward of a large number of significant historical and
archaeological sites, from Stonehenge to the world's earliest iron
bridge. However it has major responsibilities in conservation,
giving advice, registering and protecting the historic environment.
Flowers & Plants
Association - The
UK's promotional organisation for cut flowers and indoor plants since
Club - Useful
Regular content features.
Benefits available to members.
Heather Society - Founded in
1963, to promote and encourage interest in heathers, it now has
worldwide membership covering Europe, Africa, the Americas,
Australasia and the Far East.
is Europe's largest organic membership organisation.
It is dedicated to researching and
promoting organic gardening, farming and food.
Hebe Society encourages the
growing of hebes and other New Zealand plants, eg parahebes,
celmisias, olearias and leptospermums, the society also assists in
their conservation and improvement.
Herb Society aims to
increases the understanding, use and appreciation of herbs and the
benefits to health. The Herb Society is
an educational charity and its main work is the dissemination of
information about herbs. As the independent voice for the consumer
in the herbal world, it monitors changes in herbal legislation in
the UK and EU especially. It has a growing global membership of
people interested in herbs -- from lay enthusiasts to medical
herbalists, professional growers, garden designers and writers.
Foundation is a non
profit-making organisation set up in 1995 to create links between
everyone concerned with the preservation, restoration and management of
historic parks and gardens.
Trades Association - Modern,
leading edge trade association representing the UK Garden industry.
It has, for over 100 years, promoted the profitable growth of its
retail and grower members through a comprehensive range of business
Waterlily and Water Gardening Society -
The IWGS is a non-profit association dedicated to the furtherance of
all aspects of water gardening by the exchange of the latest and
best information on water gardening throughout the world.
The Japanese Garden Society (UK)
- The Japanese Garden
Society exists to bring together all those who are interested in Japanese-Style
gardens, whether as visitors seeking understanding, as owners seeking advice on
conservation, or as designers and builders wishing to develop their professional
National Auricula &
Primula Society - Auriculas
members of the Genus Primula which is a large family of plants
comprising over 425 species and many thousands of hybrids. The auricula
first appeared in European gardens around the middle of the sixteenth
century. The cultivated forms which we grow today have been developed
over the last 350 years as `florists flowers' .
National Begonia Society, Over 40
pages of information & pictures. Society News &
Events. Tutorial. Gallery.
Fox Welfare Society -
NFWS continues to lead the way forward in fox welfare.
National Gardens Scheme -
The National Gardens Scheme has been opening fine gardens to the
public to raise money for charity for over 75 years. Publishers of
the famous 'Yellow Book'.
National Trust - For places
of historic interest or natural beauty in England, Wales and
is the premier organisation in the United Kingdom for gardeners who
are interested in growing vegetables.
- Conserving the widest possible
variety of plants is one of the most urgent needs facing
conservationists today, but it is not easy to translate this need
into a practical reality. The NCCPG has gone a long way towards
solving this problem for many of our traditional garden plants.
Old Lawnmower Club
(OLC), the world's
only club for people interested in vintage lawn mowers. The Club is
based at Milton Keynes Museum , England and was formed by Keith Wootton,
the Club's current Chairperson in 1990.
Perennial - Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society.
Perennial has been caring for the guardians of our green and pleasant land for
around 160 years and today provides retirement accommodation, financial help and
a team of caseworkers who are able to give advice and support on matters ranging
from housing and benefits through to emotional and family problems - the sort of
friends everyone needs in a crisis!
Plants for a Future is
a resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those
which have edible, medicinal or other uses.
The Royal Forestry Society
is based in the UK and caters for all who care about
forestry, forests, woodlands and trees, their husbandry and their
RHS Lily Group is one of the
specialist Plant Societies of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
which is based in London, UK.
Caledonian Horticultural Society
- Scotland's premier gardening society and also one of its oldest;
founded in 1898 "for the purpose of forming a society for the
improvement of horticulture in all its branches", it was
granted Royal Charters in 1824 and 1898.
Royal Horticultural Society
From its foundation in 1804, the Royal Horticultural Society has
grown to be the world’s leading horticultural organisation. We at
the Society continue our commitment to gardeners through
inspirational flower shows, gardens, and over 1,000 lectures and
demonstrations making sure they are easy to access throughout the
Royal National Rose Society,
founded in 1876, is the world's leading specialist plant Society,
with a flourishing world wide membership. As well as helping to fund
the development and promotion of the rose, the society plays a vital
role in conserving an important part of our plant heritage.
The RSPB works for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife;
it depends on the support and generosity of others to make a
Scottish National Sweet Pea ,Rose & Carnation Society -
The objects of the Society shall be to encourage the cultivation of
Sweet Peas, Roses and Carnations and to promote the advancement of
floral art by members of the Society, Education Authorities, and the
Scottish Rock Garden Club
was founded in 1933 by a small group of enthusiasts who were
interested in promoting the cultivation of alpine and rock garden
- A national charity, founded in 1978, that makes use of
gardening to change the lives of disabled people.
is an International Organisation of Violet and Viola enthusiasts
assembled from all walks of life, united by our love for the Violet.
Wildlife Trusts partnership
is the UK's leading conservation charity dedicated to all wildlife.
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