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Recent Posts

  • 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’....
  • PGG news and information Share your news and photos with other PPG Members.
    If you have news, photos, events to publicise or items of interest that you think other members will be keen to know about, then please send them to PGG Chairman Tony Arnold at chairman@pgg.org.uk and we’ll...
  • Sherborne Castle New events for 2014 now booking!
    We have a wonderful range of interesting and useful events lined up for you this year....
  • A Christmas message from Tony Arnold A Christmas message from Tony Arnold
    May I take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a very happy and prosperous New Year....
  • Latest Masterclass now booking Latest Masterclass now booking
    Our latest event is a Masterclass being run by PGG member Laurie Eggerton on Garden Surveying....
  • Stowell Park, Gloucestershire Staff development, Secondment, Career progression – The Finnis Scott Award
    The Finnis Scott Award: Staff development | Secondment | Career progression The Finnis Scott Award provides funding for professional gardener’s to spend time at other gardens in the UK. Funding covers the cost of travel and...
  • Where we you on the 28th June? Where we you on the 28th June?
    The PGG organised a meeting to two very different and very interesting walled gardens, one in West Sussex and the other in Kent. It was a great day out but only seven PGG members went –...
  • Paris polyphylla Rare plant cuttings opportunity knocks!
    An estate agent in Northumberland are selling a house near Berwick with a garden full of plant rarities - Trillium, Paris, Lilium, Primula, Rheum etc. and the owner has asked if any PGG members would like...
  • Adwell House, Oxfordshire Join us for the PGG picnic at Adwell House in September
    With a guaranteed sunny afternoon we have decided to have a picnic at Adwell House, Oxfordshire for members and families of the Professilonal Gardeners' Guild....
  • PGG Traineeship Hurry! Traineeship applications closing date is the 10th May
    Applications for the PGG Traineeship Scheme for this coming September need to be made now, closing date is the 10th May for 2013....
  • Garden pest logo for PGG Garden Pest Management Masterclasses 2013
    After last year’s successful introduction, the PGG have organised a new series of one day garden pest management masterclasses around the UK to help you understand, recognise and control garden pests. The venues for this year...
  • PGG Photography Masterclass Photography Masterclasses organised for 2013
    After last year’s successful introduction, the PGG have organised a new series of one day photography masterclasses around the UK to help you improve your plant photography skills. The venues for this year are: Newnham College,...
  • Arboretum Wespelaar Study Tour to Arboretum Wespelaar in Belgium
    The PGG Study Tour to Belgium will take place between Friday 10th May 2013 and Sunday 12th May 2013. The visit begins on 10th to the little botanical garden of Leuven together with the city of...
  • The Ancient Yew Group (AYG) website The Ancient Yew Group and Taxus baccata L.
    The Ancient Yew Group (AYG) was formed in 2003 to monitor, protect and collect scientific data on old yews; Taxus baccata L. It is sponsored by The Conservation Foundation and The Tree Register. The AYG website...
  • Wakehurst Place New visits organised for April 2013
    Two new events have been organised for April 2013. Millennium Seed Bank and Wakehurst Place The first meeting in the South for 2013 promises to be rather special. On the 6th April we have a presentation...
  • Student gardeners attend PGG and HBGBS seminar October 2012 - introduction to taxonomy PGG/HBGBS student seminar Oct ’12
    Pictures from the October 2012 PGG/HBGBS seminar held at Dunford House, Sussex. A total of 32 trainees from all of the UK took part in the programme which covered an introduction to taxonomy, a practical session...
  • PGG visit to Spetchley Park gardens 2012 PGG AGM weekend – an event not to be missed!
    The AGM of The Professional Gardeners Guild is to be held in Worcestershire this year over the weekend of 21st/22nd of September. Day 1: Spetchley Park and the Ron Nettle Memorial Lecture We start with a...
  • HHSS trainee gardener The Heritage Horticultural Scheme
    This is a new scheme focusing on the practical side of horticulture, offering an oportuity to hone your professional skills. The scheme will operate for four years and aims to increase the number of highly skilled...

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