Why Join Us?
Specialist Skills Workshops
Access to a full programme of specialist skills workshops at brilliant prices.
Garden Recruitment Network
The Garden Recruitment Network for gardening jobs advertised to members on own members forum.
Training Opportunities (WRAGS)
Training opportunities via the ‘Work and Retrain As a Gardener Scheme’ (WRAGS) in England, Scotland and some parts of Wales – often described as a life-changing experience.
Garden and Nursery Visits
Visits to gardens and nurserys in small groups.
Quarterly newsletters with articles on topics of interest and information, recruitment and Association news.
Discounts on tools and seeds.
A range of specialist clothing with the WFGA logo.
Exchange Ideas and Experiences
Membership of professional growers and those seeking education, to exchange ideas and experiences throughout the growing industry.
Christine Ladley Fund
Through the Christine Ladley Fund members can apply for funds for specialist training, educational projects, travel and community projects. An applicant has to have been a WFGA member for a year before applying to the fund.
Networking with Other Organisations
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.
Books on Specialist Subjects
Specialist subject books 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.