What we do and why we do it.
What does the WFGA Do?
- Offers those with an interest in growing the opportunity to network within a membership of professional growers, to exchange ideas and experiences.
- As a member you have the opportunity to apply for a placement via the WRAG Scheme.
- A full programme of specialist workshops.
- Members only skills days in most counties of England, and the Scottish borders.
- Designs and organises small groups to tour gardens in the UK and Europe, taking in specialist events and nurseries at very competitive rates.
- Publishes newsletters with articles of interest and information for members and booklets on specialist subjects
- Offers a range of specialist clothing, postcards, books, seeds and tools at discounted rates.
- Funding opportunities through the Christine Ladley Fund, to enable members to apply for funds for specialist training, educational projects, travel and community projects.
Aims and Objectives
- Formed in 1899 the WFGA’s original aims, aspirations and objectives continue to underpin the activities of the Association in the 21st century.
- To network and unite all those who work in horticulture and allied industries.
- To promote, encourage and establish the opportunities to study and practice within the horticultural profession.
- WFGA membership offers help and advice, through networking, seminars and WFGA publications.