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'The Society was founded in 1982 when cottage garden plants were becoming "unfashionable". Those starting the Society wanted to protect this vanishing planting style. They were concerned that, in the move to easily maintained gardens, hard landscaping was becoming more important than the plants ... The Society has around 35 regional groups, some with as few as seven members and some with over 200. Most groups meet monthly and have talks in winter and visits to gardens and plant sales in spring and summer.'

'An  organisation that aims to help garden related clubs by offering advice and help. Any person responsible for organising speakers to visit their club knows how difficult it can be finding good speakers through the year. DFHS holds a register of speakers along with their talk details, fees, travelling expenses etc. which any club that joins DFHS will have access to.'

'The Garden Media Guild started life as the Garden Writers’ Guild in 1991, as the national organisation of professional communicators associated with the garden industry. The rationale behind the name change to The Garden Media Guild was simple – the Guild’s membership covers all aspects of garden media communication – including photography, videography, broadcasting, social media, lecturing, editing, illustrations and PR – as well as writing ... If you are a member of a garden club or horticultural society looking for a speaker to give a talk to your members, then look no further than our list of members of The Garden Media Guild who are speakers. All the members of The Garden Media Guild are either well-known writers, authors, photographers or radio or TV presenters.'

'Our charity brings together thousands of people who share a common belief - that organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. Through campaigning, advice, community work and research, our aim is to get everyone growing ‘"the organic way" ... Across the UK, there are a large number of fantastic organic gardening groups, clubs, organisations and gardens supporting local residents with their organic growing.'

'Offers help and support in all aspects of gardening and horticulture to gardening clubs and societies in Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties ... Membership is open to Local Clubs and Societies, Specialist Societies, Show Societies, Allotment Associations, Adult Groups using gardening to the benefit of the health of its members and bodies who promote amateur gardening, within the County of Gloucestershire and other areas where no similar Federation exists. Schools may apply for Associate Membership.'

'The Federation exists to support horticultural societies and gardening clubs in Hampshire & bordering areas. Our affiliated societies range from small village clubs who meet a few times a year, to large allotment sites.'

'Established in 1960, the NVS improves standards of vegetable growing by striving to foster a society that is modern, successful and welcoming to all vegetable growers ... The Society ... is organised into five Regional Branches, each covering its own area of the country. Associated with these Branches are local District Associations, also known as DA's, who hold local meetings, usually monthly, to talk and learn about growing vegetables, swapping seeds, plants & ideas.'

'The Society was founded in 1829 and is one of the oldest provincial horticultural societies in the country. It was established for the purpose of creating a greater interest in horticulture amongst the people of Norfolk and Norwich and to disseminate knowledge in such matters ... We are a registered charity with the same aims – to encourage interest in and help with educating people about the benefits of gardening and horticulture. In April 2019 we launched a new mission – “Gardening for Everyone” ... All gardening clubs and horticultural societies are eligible to become Affiliated members of the Norfolk & Norwich Horticultural Society. Affiliated groups have a link on our website, speakers and judges lists and networking opportunities, plus members of affiliated societies are able to attend Norfolk & Norwich Horticultural Society events.'

'The Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society (The Caley) is Scotland’s national horticultural and gardening society. Members include both amateur and professional, generalists, specialists and many others who simply like gardens and gardening. We aim to encourage and improve the science, art and practice of all types of horticulture and to advance education in gardening and horticulture for everyone ... The Caley offers an exciting programme of talks, over the winter months from October to March. Whatever your horticultural interests are, there will be something to interest you.'

'The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. This vision underpins all that we do – from inspirational gardens and shows, through our scientific research, to our education and community programmes. We are committed to inspiring everyone to grow ... The RHS owns five gardens across the UK ... We also work in partnership with more than 200 Partner Gardens giving our members free access at various times of the year. Through our gardens, we help gardeners across the UK and overseas by providing access to diverse plant collections, examples of innovative and attractive planting design and good horticultural practices. They all hold regular talks, demonstrations and walks ... We also link to community groups through the It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme and a host of Affiliated Societies.'

'Our vision is good food for all, produced with care for the natural world. Our organic values mean we care about human health, nature, soil, water, forests, and animal welfare. We are in a unique position to bring together farmers and scientists, doctors and teachers, chefs and foresters to transform the way we eat, farm and care for the natural world. And we work with many friends and partners to persuade politicians to develop farming and food policies that put the nation’s health first.'

'Formed in 1984 with a view to promoting friendly gardening interests among Clubs and Societies throughout Somerset, and to provide advice and practical help with the day to day running of club affairs. Since then our membership has grown to include over 240 clubs in Somerset and adjacent counties. The Federation is dedicated to supporting those who are enthusiastic about all aspects of horticulture.'

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