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  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year
  • Become WFGA Member and Enjoy a full programme of
    Specialist Workshops and workdays throughout the Year

WFGA - Advancing Horticulture

The WFGA is for anyone interested in gardening. Join the WFGA to make gardening friends, to visit gardens - for the day, for the weekend or for a longer tour, attend workshops on a large range of skills, make gardening contacts, get discounts on seeds and tools, be eligible for a fund to help your career change, to pop a question on the interactive Forum and don't forget the WRAGS horticultural training scheme - a unique opportunity for those who want to change direction in life

 

Join the WFGA today  

Click on Joining the WFGA on the Why Join us? tab to change your growing life forever. We look forward to hearing from you.

 To view pictures from recent events please visit www.wfga.wordpress.com

In the following you can view a National Trust video with a WRAGS trainee talking about her training:

             The WFGA is the charity to join if growing is your concern in life. If your need is for education, then cultivate your skills with this specialist organisation and register for the unique partnership ‘Work and Retrain As a Gardener Scheme’.          

Training, employment and advancement for those working on the land have been the key aims that have underpinned the WFGA for over a hundred years.

Members of the Association have been the ‘movers and shakers’ of their generation and have included Gertrude Jekyll, Eve Balfour, Brenda Colvin, Beatrix Havergal, Katherine Courtauld and Louisa Wilkins.

Royal patronage has been awarded to the work of this organisation – our first President was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. In 1959 Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, visited in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee and Prince Charles is one of our Garden Owners on the Work and Retrain As a Gardener Scheme.

 

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News & Events

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Propagation - Cambridgeshire - 2nd September

Propagation Workshop Castor, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Saturday 2nd September   10am - 4pm...

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Quercus Garden Plants Visit - Scotland - 2nd September

Quercus Garden Plants Nursery Visit Whitmuir Farm, Lamancha, near Penicuik Saturday 2nd...

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Propagation by Cutting - Gloucestershire - 5th September

Propagation by Cutting Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire Tuesday 5th September 10am - 4pm...

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Organic Blooms Visit - Bristol - 15th September

Organic Blooms Visit Bristol Friday 15th Sept 13.30 start Organic Blooms is an organic cut...

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Planning A Cutting Garden - Somerset - 23rd September

Planning a Cutting Garden Hillcommon, nr Taunton, Somerset Saturday 23rd September  10.15 am -...

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A Head Gardeners Year - West Sussex - Sept 14th and Nov 23rd

A Head Gardener’s Year Fittleworth House, Pulborough, West Sussex Part 3 Thursday September...

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Job Vacancies - WFGA Regional Managers

There are currently vacancies for two WFGA Regional Manager positions - Yorkshire Derbyshire &...

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Practical Skills Days - various

Workdays or Practical Skills Days are hands-on experience days - in different areas for...

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