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Useful organisations

 
 
The Millennium Green
An award-winning riverside walk by the banks of the River Wyre maintained by volunteers. The Millennium Green is one of Garstang's greatest assets. For more information contact Ron Freeland on 01995 606384
 
 
 
 
The Hardy Plant Society - North West Group
Monthly meetings at Samlesbury War Memorial Hall not to be confused with Samlesbury Hall).
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Royal Horticultural Association
The 'queen' of horticultural and gardening organisations in Britain. It has an excellent website, full of useful information . Visit http://www.rhs.org.uk/
 
 
 
 
 
 
The BBC Gardening website
A very useful source of information and advice for the 'young' and not so young gardener
 
 
 
 
The National Garden Scheme
for gardens around the country which open for charity during the year. For full details visit
and to find out more about gardens open in Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester visit
 
 
 
 
 
 Plant Heritage
Plant Heritage is the world’s leading garden plant conservation charity. Formerly known as the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens (NCCPG), Plant Heritage brings together the talents of botanists, horticulturalists and conservationists and the dedication of keen amateur and professional gardeners. For more info visit http://www.nccpg.com/
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Wildflower Centre
A fascinating day out, particularly in spring and summer. The centre is based at Court Hey Park, Roby Road, Knowsely, Liverpool L16 3NA. The NWC provides information and raises awareness about the importance of wildflowers, and encourage people to learn about the creation and management of new wildflower habitats. For more information visit http://www.nwc.org.uk/ 
 
 
 
 
North of England Orchids Society
There is a growing interest in orchids nationally and locally. Garstang man Jeff Hutchings is an orchid grower and trader. He runs Laneside Hardy Orchid Nursery. He can be contacted on 01995 605537. For more info on orchids visit  www.orchid.org.uk 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Daffodil Society - www.thedaffodilsociety.com
 
 

National Dahlia Society  - www.dahlia-nds.co.uk

 

 

Garstang - the town and district
For more information about the town and surrounding area, have a look at the following websites:
 
 
If you would like your gardening / horticultural organisation (non-commercial) included in this list, send an email to ggc@garstang.org