Gardening in the UK

Avant Gardening

Project aimed at engaging all sectors of the community with environment, communication and sustainability issues through art, gardening and community engagement. avantgardenlond

BBC: Gardening Guides

Offering hints and tips on indoor and outdoor plants, pruning advice and safety within the garden.

Dan the Gardener and Friends

Encourages children to get involved in nature through growing plants, fruit and vegetables; includes a wide range of resources for children and parents, projects, articles, and details of their club.

Doctor Greenfingers

Offers gardening help, advice, and ideas for home gardeners.

Finnis Scott Foundation

Offers a history of this foundation, which focuses on grant-making in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, and offers details of current projects.

Garden Action

Provides a library of articles, calendars, and guidance covering all aspects of gardening, for everybody from beginner to experienced gardeners.

Garden Banter

Facilitates gardening discussions and serves as a portal to popular gardening series of newsgroups.

Garden Law

Offering impartial advice on all aspects of gardening law, including an active discussion forum.

Gardeners Click

Social network site for keen gardeners in the UK.

The Gardeners Guild

A national trade network that supports self-employed gardeners; with details of membership and benefits, a guide to professional training and careers, consumer advice, and gardening resources.

GardenForum Horticulture

Freelance gardening and horticultural writer and broadcaster, Geoff Hodge, maintains a library of hints and tips for gardeners including a section on pests and diseases. Also includes a profile, details of his professional services, and contacts.

Gardening Help UK

Offers UK gardening reference information and advice, collated by the Head Gardener at Cambridge University.

Gardening in the UK

Forum for gardeners in the United Kingdom to discuss plants, techniques and sources.


A directory of garden links for UK gardening and gardens.

Get Into Gardening

Designed to encourage novices to start gardening, with video guides, seasonal calendars, forums, articles and competitions.


Charity dedicated to creating gardens for children's hospices around the UK. Includes a map of completed gardens, plus details of how to get involved or donate.


Interactive site where gardeners can list what fruit and vegetables they are growing, on the map, and communicate with other keen gardeners nearby.

HTA National Plant Show

Showcasing the best of British plant suppliers.

Let's Go Gardening

Presents the latest gardening news, a gardening forum, a monthly jobs diary, shows and events calendar, a garden designers database, gardens to visit, and vegetable growing guide.

Love the Garden

Gardening community run by Miracle-Gro, with active forums, planning tools, calendars and competitions.

Metropolitan Public Gardens Association

Charity offering grants to those who wish to preserve gardens or parks around London. Includes information on current projects, recent grants, and how to apply.

My Garden

Community site from the RHS where keen gardeners can share their expertise.

Over the Garden Gate

Discussion board for keen gardeners in the UK.

Paul's Garden World

A collection of articles covering growing flowers, vegetables, fruit, and herbs, with a calendar, project ideas, and a reference section.

The Reckless Gardener

Online gardening magazine with features and interviews. reckgardener

Red Cross Open Gardens

Provides information about this programme of openings in gardens not normally available to the public, in aid of the red cross.

RHS Gardening

Offering a wealth of gardening advice, including a gardener's calendar, garden design tips and videos.

UK Gardening

Presents helpful information for the novice gardener, plus a photographic plant database.

Vegetable Gardening Club

An online resource providing vegetable growing information and tips along with recipes and details of UK nurseries.

We Love Sheds

Showcasing the diverse use to which readers put their garden sheds, including entries into each year's Shed of the Year competition.

Women's Farm and Garden Association

Membership organisation offering talks, days out and workshops to all those interested in gardening (men and women).

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