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  • Practical session at Parham Gardens in double digging for PGG students
    Salaries and Rates Guidelines
    For 2016 the PGG recommends a 3% increase across the range, based on an increase of 10% as the National Minimum Wage moves to the National Living Wage, reflecting growth of the UK economy, rising living...
  • Horticulture Week Custodian Awards logo
    Horticulture Week Custodian Awards launched
    The Horticulture Week Custodian Awards have been launched to celebrate best parks, gardens and tree management. The time has come for the custodians of the UK’s parks, gardens, green spaces and urban woodlands to receive the...
  • Compiling and Presenting Your Curriculum Vitae & Interview Advice
    Compiling and Presenting Your Curriculum Vitae & Interview Advice
    At the request of several Members of The Professional Gardeners Guild Alan Sargent FCIHort will be presenting the seminar ‘Compiling and Presenting Your Curriculum Vitae & Interview Advice’   Alan has held many seminars over the...
  • PGG calendar 2016
    The Professional Gardeners’ Guild 2016 Calendar
    An exclusive, limited edition calendar. Includes dates of interest and PGG meetings in 2016. Order online Order your calendar today online, while stocks last. Payment by cheque Send a cheque for £8.50 (includes P&P) payable to:...
  • Hever Castle
    Hever Castle to run RHS Gardening Courses
    Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent is to run two RHS gardening courses in a dedicated building in the Castle grounds. Held on two consecutive days over a one-year period, they take place from October 5th...
  • Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
    A summer of PGG events to look forward to.
    There's still time to book your place on a PGG garden visit this summer. Visit our Events page for full details of all 2015 events....
  • Photos of June 2015 PGG visits
    Photos of June 2015 PGG visits
    PGG members have enjoyed some inspiring visits recently. PGG visit to Kent They include a visit to Kent on 6th June to visit Sissinghurst Castle Gardens and the gardens and house of writer Christopher Lloyd in...
  • PGG Award Nominations
    Give someone you know a pat on the back
    Nominations are now invited for two Professional Gardeners' Guild Awards for 2015...
  • Christmas Greetings from PGG Chairman Tony Arnold
    Christmas Greetings from PGG Chairman Tony Arnold
    Best wishes to you all for a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year and many thanks to all those who help to make the PGG such an interesting, lively and educational organisation and a...
  • Professional Gardeners' Guild calendar 2015
    NEW! Professional Gardeners’ Guild Calendar 2015
    Order your exclusive, limited edition calendar of photographs taken by PGG members, featuring the winners of our recent photographic competition....
  • Hanbury Hall gardens
    Events now booking for 2015
    Following an extremely interesting and varied events schedule this year, your area Organisers have been busy planning more visits and events for 2015. Some of these are now open for booking so please have a look...
  • Somerleyton Hall, Lowestoft Suffolk
    Masterclass on the Care and Cultivation of Glasshouse Fruit
    An event organised by the Women’s Farm & Garden Association A fantastic opportunity to learn from a master – Ian Webster is the retired Head Gardener from Chatsworth and an expert in Glasshouse Fruit and a...
  • Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London
    Poppies at the Tower of London
    The major art installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ at the Tower of London, marks one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War. Created by ceramic...
  • John & Tony relaxing at Woolbeding
    Report: PGG Trainee Seminar, 25th – 28th September 2014
    For the four days from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th September the current PGG trainees, along with the current one year HBGBS students, and four students from the McRobert Trust in Aberdeenshire, all attended the annual...
  • The Palace of Monserratte
    Report: PGG trainees fly off to Sintra in Portugal
    The last week of March 2014 saw five PGG trainees fly off to Sintra in Portugal for the week, for the wonderful opportunity of visiting the area and working in the beautiful garden at the Palace...
  • Tony Arnold, Chairman of the PGG gets behind the ‘Go Green for HortAid'
    He did it!! Well done Tony!
    At time of writing, PGG Chairman Tony Arnold’s green antics to raise money for the Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society, Perennial, has far exceeded the target and to date has raised a whopping £1,410.00. Well done to...
  • PGG Chairman Tony Arnold
    See Tony wearing lipstick – this is worth donating to!
    Tony Arnold, Chairman of the PGG, is very keen for everyone to get behind our ‘Go Green for HortAid’ campaign this year. And he’s willing to do his bit to go green if we can raise...
  • PGG visit to Helmsley Walled Garden and The Orchards of Husthwaite
    A note from the RHS Bursaries Committee
    A message from Michael Walker – a serving member of the RHS Bursaries Committee – stating that there are too few 'strong' applications coming from historic and botanic gardens....
  • Shaftsbury Snowdrop Festival
    Snowdrop Study Day at Shaftesbury’s Snowdrop Festival
    Shaftesbury's Snowdrop Festival is playing host to its inaugural Snowdrop Study Day starting at 10.00am on Saturday 15 February 2014 up high in this Saxon market town. ...
  • Minterne House gardens
    More events added!
    Events are being added to the website all the time. Latest includes Mulgrave Castle which lies on the Yorkshire Coast just north of Whitby, Home of the Marquis of Normanby and the delightful sounding ‘Pleasure Grounds’....
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