To promote and facilitate communication and understanding between representatives of the world of gardening and horticulture and Members of both Houses.
1. Adam Frost and Jonathan Sheppard - written evidence
21/05/2019 - Inquiry: Garden tourism - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group in their “Securing the future of the gardening and horticulture
Found: responding to this inquiry as this country’s leading gardening charity, representing over 500,000 members and
3. Horticultural Trades Association - written evidence
13/05/2019 - Inquiry: Implications of the Waste Strategy for Local Authorities - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: “Report into the Economic Impact of the Ornamental Horticulture Industry in the UK” found that the UK horticultural
4. Ban the use of peat in gardening and horticulture
04/03/2020 - Petitions
Found: bogs. We need to ban the use of peat in gardening & horticulture.
Found: outlining the value and drawbacks of gardens / gardening in general first: Gardens comprise 15-25% of total
1. Schools: Gardening
24/04/2017 - Lords Chamber
1: what steps they are taking to encourage school gardening, to ensure that every child understands the environment - Speech Link
2: depression and anxiety. Research proves that gardening is not only therapeutic for them but gives them - Speech Link
3: quite right about the therapeutic benefits of gardening for children. I know that the RHS—I pay tribute - Speech Link
2. Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill
05/06/2018 - Commons Chamber
1: which is still a terrific centre for organic gardening. The organisation there was called the Henry Doubleday - Speech Link
2: plant more and get them really interested in horticulture in ways such as this, we could get a great deal - Speech Link
3: being engaged in the soil and growing things. Horticulture is such an exciting area to be in, and it is - Speech Link
3. Garden Centres
29/04/2020 - Lords Chamber
1: understand the importance of garden centres and horticulture. As I said, we are working very closely with - Speech Link
2: declare my interest as co-chairman of the gardening and horticulture group. I urge my noble friend to impress - Speech Link
4. Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill
10/07/2018 - Commons Chamber
1: rural region with a good climate for gardening, growing and horticulture, and it supports so many businesses - Speech Link
2: a market garden if any part of a process of horticulture is carried on there with a view to ultimate - Speech Link
5. Horticulture (Skills and Training)
14/01/2015 - Commons Chamber
1: football—around 28 million versus 14 million. Horticulture is a great British success story, but it is - Speech Link
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Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8149.
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Georgia Greaves, The Whitehouse Consultancy
The Whitehouse Consultancy acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.whitehouseconsulting.co.uk/