Supporting Associations

HTA - The Horticultural Trades Association

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is the trade association for the UK garden industry.
It is dedicated to helping develop the industry and its member businesses, including most garden centres and other garden retailers, growers, landscapers, manufacturers and suppliers.
The Garden Centre Association

Many of the country’s leading garden centres belong to the Garden Centre Association and each one has to achieve a high level of good business practice before they can be accepted as an Approved Member. To ensure that high standards are maintained, each garden centre is inspected annually.
Rosy Cheeks - Green Fingers

Greenfingers are dedicated to providing magical and inspiring gardens for the children, siblings and families who use hospices around the UK to enjoy.
Sedex

Sedex is a not for profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains.
GA - The Giftware Association

The Giftware Association (The GA) is a national trade representative body and is the only UK trade association serving the gift and home industry. They recognise the remarkable talent and creativity of members ranging from retailers to suppliers, high street brand names to individual craftspeople, and many others.
The Association of Professional Landscapers

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) comprises accredited landscape companies who design, build and maintain gardens throughout the UK. The APL is the only landscaping scheme operator of Trustmark, a Government endorsed initiative that promotes professional trades to consumers.
GIMA - Representing Garden Industry Suppliers

GIMA is the Garden Industry Manufacturers’ Association, with the basic objective of promoting and protecting the commercial, trading and industrial interests of UK and EU based companies supplying the UK garden industry.
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

They are a charity that supports children with life shortening conditions and their families in the West Yorkshire area. Their focus is to do everything they can to make children happier and more fulfilled while they are with them, however long or short that may be and to give support to their families.

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