Why and How you should join us
Why and How you should join us

Join us for

Membership of professional growers and those seeking education, to exchange ideas and experiences throughout the growing industry.

The Garden Recruitment Network for gardening jobs advertised to members on own members Forum.

Training facilities via the ‘Work and Retrain As a Gardener Scheme’ in England, Scotland and Wales with a full programme of specialist skills workshops and workdays.

Garden Tours throughout Europe in small groups, taking in specialist events and nurseries at very competitive rates.

Regular newsletters with articles on topics of interest and information, recruitment and Association news.

A range of specialist clothing with WFGA logo.

Booklets on specialist subjects and ‘Women Rule the Plot’ the story of 100 hundred years on women in farm and garden, written to celebrate the WFGA centennial in 1999.

Funding opportunities through the Christine Ladley fund, to enable members to apply for funds for specialist training, educational projects, travel and community projects.

Annual ‘Seminar’ on the employment opportunities in horticulture, with speakers and discussion groups.

The Association as a professional body networks with other organisations to exchange information, set up joint ventures, promote training and funding opportunities that the industry has to offer and to establish website links.

Now is the time to join the WFGA . To pay for subscription for membership please click on the membership button in the right hand column to pay online or  print off a copy of the application form (see WRAGS page) and send it with your  cheque to the office in Cirencester. The cost is £28 - for those who wish to receive their newsletter by post, or just £25.00 for those who wish to receive their newsletter by email; alternatively you can subscribe for three years at the reduced rate of £75 for postal membership , or £66 (receiving newsletters by email).

Join us and change your growing life forever; we look forward to hearing from you.



News and Events

10th October - Making The Most of Your Garden
17th October - Bamboo Workshop
24th October - Ornamental Grasses Workshop
14th November - Soft Fruit Pruning and Propgation Workshop
8th January - Plant Classification Workshop
5th December - Winter Tree Identification
Workdays - various