Our Partners

Plant Heritage is proud to work in partnership with diverse organisations that share and support our conservation aims and efforts. These include charitable and educational institutions, trade associations and conservation bodies.

Many hold National Plant Collections or provide data or expertise to support our research and we are very grateful for their support.

If you are interested in working in partnership with us in cultivated plant conservation within the UK and Ireland, please contact us at info@plantheritage.org.uk

Our current Partners include: 

  Royal Horticultural Society 
is a UK charity established to  

  enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener 

  and more beautiful place. Thousands of members of the general  

  public enjoy RHS gardens and shows each year. The RHS supports  

  our marquee at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.


The National Trust is a charity founded in 1895 to conserve the nation’s heritage and open spaces for everyone to enjoy. The Trust owns and cares for over 200 gardens and parks. Working in association with Plant Heritage, The Trust conserves one of the world’s largest and most valuable collections of cultivated plants.


  National Trust for Scotland is a an independent  

  charity set up in 1931 for the preservation and

  conservation of natural and human heritage that

  is significant to Scotland and the world. It is

  responsible  for conserving and promoting the

  nation's treasured  heritage so that it can be enjoyed

by present and  future generations,including 190,000 acres of  countryside, and 35 gardens nurturing 13,500 plant varieites.  



  Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is the trade  

  association for the UK garden industry. It helps its

  members to flourish by representing, promoting and

  developing the garden industry through their key

  values: collaboration, innovation, influence and


 Explore the world’s most famous garden and London’s  largest UNESCO World Heritage Site. See our magnificent tropical glasshouses and discover 132 hectares of stunning  landscaped gardens. Climb a  treetop walkway, view  collections of botanical art  and learn about 250 years

                                          ofscience and history at Kew Gardens.

  Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is a leading 

  international research organisation, delivering

  knowledge,education and plant conservation action

  around the world. In Scotland, its four gardens at Edinburgh, Benmore, Dawyck and Logan attract nearly a million visitors each year. Its mission is to 'explore, conserve and explain the world of plants for a better future.'


Formed in 1981, the Irish Garden Plant Society has taken a lead in researching, finding and propagating Irish heritage plants to ensure their survival. We actively promote Irish horticulture through garden restoration projects, exhibitions and joint ventures with other leading gardening groups and organisations. Always seeking to educate, our enthusiastic members enjoy regular talks, newsletters, workshops, plant sales and garden visits.


  The Chartered Institute of Horticulture is open to  

  anyone within the horticultural industry, from those  

  at the beginning of their education or career to those     well-established in their field. With over 16  

categories of professional in membership, we represent a huge range of sectors and disciplines. 


Anuual membership

Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

World Botanic seed packs

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