LINKS


Association of Croydon Conservation Societies - Formed around 25 years ago, the ACCS is an umbrella group for organisations in Croydon concerned with nature conservation, wildlife habitats and open space issues as well as town planning policies that affect open space or nature conservation.


Association of Garden Trusts - Consists of  35 County Gardens Trusts from all over England with a focus on promoting the enjoyment of gardens and parks to the general public.


Bankside Open Spaces Trust - works in the area south from the Thames to ensure that local needs are met for parks, gardens, the streetscape and the wider shared environment.


Chelsea Physic Garden - founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries and situated in the heart of London, this 'secret garden' is a centre of education, beauty and relaxation.


City of London - owns and manages over 10,000 acres of parks and open spaces in and around London - find out more about your nearest open space.


The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens - exists to support, represent and promote community-managed farms and gardens across the UK.


Garden Museum
- The first museum dedicated to the history of gardens and gardening - the Museum runs events and offers information on plants and garden history.


Grants for Horticulturists - Grants and bursaries available from UK organisations for horticultural projects, exchanges and travel.


The Garden Network
- A gardening forum and network described by Horticulture Week as "...a networking website that looks set to become the Facebook of the Horticulture world".


Great British Gardens
- Great British Gardens - a guide to some of the finest gardens to visit in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, with regional maps and places to stay.


Green Space - works to improve parks and green spaces by raising awareness, involving communities and creating skilled professionals.


London in Bloom - promotes, supports and encourages gardening, horticulture and environmental sustainability across the 31 boroughs and two cities of Greater London.


London National Park City Initiative - An initiative to make London the world's first National Park City - a city where people and nature are better connected.


The London Children's Flower Society - organises gardening competitions and supplies spring flowering bulbs, summer seeds and pots to over 200 Primary schools in London.  They are involved in a joint project with MPGA "Planting in the Playground", to promote the growing of vegetables in containers and raised flower beds.


The London Orchard Project - a fresh initiative promoting orchards and fruit trees in London, working with Londoners to plant and harvest apple, pear and plum trees all over the city and rediscover the pleasure of eating home-grown fruit.


London Parks & Gardens Trust - promotes the arts and sciences of historic garden land and preserves, enhances and re-creates historic garden land in and around London, for the education and enjoyment of the public. It also has an excellent database on The History of London's Parks, with over 2,500 sites of historical interest in London: parks, gardens and churchyards. London's green spaces at your fingertips!


The London Parks and Green Spaces Forum is committed to London’s parks and public spaces, promoting a network of accessible quality green spaces.


Marcus Beale Architects - an architecture practice based in London. MBA apply principles of conservation, sustainability and listening to create new lively environments over a wide range of building types, energy efficient and popular in use. Awarded the London Spade 2000 for Innovation in Public Garden Design for Christ Church Gardens, Southwark.



National Gardens Scheme - sponsors of the NGS Yellow Book. Gardens open for Charity - have a great day out visiting gardens in your area.


Open Garden Squares Weekend - the one weekend in the year when you can visit gardens in London not usually open to the public and discover gardens you didn't know existed.


The Pulham Legacy - a book by Claude Hitching on the lives and work of James Pulham and Son, the eminent firm of Victorian and Edwardian landscape gardeners.


War Memorials Trust
– works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK and can provide advice and grants on all types of war memorials including parks and gardens.


The Worshipful Company of Gardeners - The Worshipful Company of Gardeners, first mentioned in City Corporation records in 1345, was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1605. In the 21st Century the Company promotes good gardening, supports charitable activities connected with horticulture and encourages the beautification of the City of London and elsewhere with flowers and foliage. The Master in office represents the Company on the Committee of the MPGA.




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