What's it like being a member?

Meet some of our members and find out what they have to say:

Josh Egan-Wyer
National Collection Holder

Philip Oostenbrink
National Collection Holder & Kent Collections Coordinator


Local Group events

Our network of Local Groups organise a range of social activities for members to enjoy:

  • Meet like-minded people and learn new things at talks & workshops.
  • Buy rare and unuusual plants at specialist plant fairs.
  • Visit beautiful gardens, nurseries and National Plant Collections.

National AGM

Every year one of our Local Groups will host the National AGM. The fun-packed itinerary includes an update from the Chief Executive and Chair, interesting talks from Collection Holders, visits to gardens, the Plant Exchange and much more! 

Annual Plant Exchange – FREE to members!


Members and Collection Holders submit lists of rare and unusual plants they have to offer and also request plants which are difficult to obtain or which have disappeared from the horticulture trade. Members can then bid for the plants offered and they are exchanged for free at our National AGM each year.

Read this blog about taking part in the Plant Exchange from one of our staff bloggers and member of the Surrey Group, Gillian Spencer 

Volunteering at Flower Shows

Many of our members enjoy volunteering to help us at shows each year, including working on the cloakroom at Chelsea Flower Show and helping to raise money at our popular Seed Shop at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
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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