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Fancy a Day Out?
. . . and Some Important Organisations You Should Know About!
"Plant Hunters" Fairs,Yew Tree House Hall Lane, Hankelow, Crewe, Cheshire CW3 0JB. UK
Grow is THE place for horticulture careers advice and information. Administered by the Institute of Horticulture (IoH) and supported by leading UK horticultural institutions, to promote horticulture as a career
To enlighten people about the fantastic, dynamic, rewarding and enjoyable careers within the horticultural industry.
Our world would be nothing without plants. They feed us, keep us warm and dry, clean our air and provide us with a beautiful, green environment to live in. Working with plants, from designing and building a new city park to developing new food crops can be incredibly rewarding and there is a wealth of career options to choose from. GROW Careers is your starting point to find out more.
The Welsh Historic Gardens Trust
About the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust
HRH Prince Charles is Patron of The Welsh Historic Gardens Trust (WHGT), a national organisation campaigning to save Established and Historic Garden and Parks from neglect, indifference, insensitive planning and planting, for future generations.
WHGT aims to:
1. Raise the profile of parks and garden heritage in Wales which make such a rich and varied contribution to our landscape.
2. Promote interest and enjoyment in the beauty and diversity of Welsh parks and gardens including the famous and less well known, large and small, formal and picturesque, to the widest audience possible to ensure their survival for future generations.
3. Promote the restoration and conservation of threatened parks and gardens which are of special historic interest in Wales.
4. Research and document the garden history of Wales, an important element of the historic and cultural identity of the Nation.
The Welsh Historic Gardens Trust (WHGT) is a Conservation and Heritage Organization set up to protect and conserve Historic and Established Gardens, Parks and Designed Landscapes of Wales.
Trust members enjoy a varied and exciting programme of events, including:
* Garden visits
* Lectures and Study Days
* Garden surveys
* Practical conservation work
* Researching the history of local gardens
* Monitoring planning applications
* Fund raising & publicity
* Spreading awareness of the garden heritage of Wales
Please join if you are interested in the Garden & Landscapes Heritage and Parklands of Wales.
WHGT, The Bothy, Aberglasney, Llangathen, SA32 8QH. All Rights Reserved. Registered Charity Number 1023293
The Chartered Institute of Horticulture
About the Chartered Institute of Horticulture
The Chartered Institute gives recognition of status within the horticultural industry and the means to meet and network with professionals in all spheres of Horticulture. It also provides the opportunity to make an effective contribution to the future of horticulture as well as its importance as a career.
The Chartered Institute of Horticulture is the authoritative organisation representing those professionally engaged in Horticulture in the UK & Ireland.
Its membership comprises, and represents, those that are involved in production, managing, growing and marketing all edible and decorative horticultural crops, allied research, education and consultancy. It also includes those concerned with landscaping and botanic/heritage gardens, and the full range of horticulture within leisure industries, those working in associated supply industries and students taking their first steps into horticulture.
PLANT HERITAGE - Home of the 'National Collections' of Garden Plants
Plant Heritage is . . .
The National Gardens Scheme
The National Gardens Scheme. Over 3800 NGS gardens to visit with the best of plants, flowers and garden design (including National Trust). Open your garden for Charity!
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