Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme

The Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme (HBGBS) enables enthusiastic and committed horticulturists to increase their horticultural and other technical skills through practically based training placements, in a range of historic and botanic gardens.

The Institute of Horticulture

The Institute of Horticulture is the authoritative organisation representing those professionally engaged in Horticulture in the UK & Ireland.

Its membership comprises, and represents, those that are involved in amenity horticulture, parks, landscaping, botanic/heritage gardens, and the full range of horticulture within leisure industries as well as those producing, managing, growing and marketing all edible and decorative horticultural crops, allied research, education and consultancy. It also includes those working in associated supply industries and students taking their first steps into horticulture.

Careers in horticulture

Grow your own career in horticulture: is the website for horticulture careers information.

Twitter @GrowCareers

Social networking and microblogging service – @GrowCareers

Grants for Horticulturists

Information on grants and bursaries available from organisations in the United Kingdom for horticultural projects, exchanges and travel

Professional Gardeners’ Trust

Established in 2004 to fund training and study for working gardeners in the UK and Ireland, the PGT provides gardeners with the opportunity to acquire skills and gain qualifications through part-time courses and work placements. This enhances their careers and benefits the horticulture profession as a whole.