These include:

  • The opportunity to volunteer at our annual Spring Flower Show – described by The Sunday Telegraph as ‘one of the best flower shows to visit in the UK’ and by The Western Morning News as ‘better than Chelsea’
  • Free admission to a varied programme of lectures held at venues throughout Cornwall between October and March – as well as online, via Zoom – featuring eminent national experts and informative local speakers
  • The opportunity to exchange garden knowledge and ideas with other members – as well as plants
  • Visits to spectacular gardens within Cornwall
  • Quarterly newsletters in March, June, September and December distributed by email (and posted to members who do not have access to a computer)
  • Annual events guide, published in December
  • Annual journal, The Cornish Garden, published in March
  • Reduced admission to selected Cornish gardens and discounts at certain local nurseries.

Membership Categories

The membership year runs from 1st January to 31st December.

(Gift memberships run from the date of purchase for twelve months.)

Individual: £22.50 per annum

Family (two members of a household): £30 per annum

Additional members of a household can be added at an additional cost of £4 per person, per annum.

Student (in full-time education): £15 per annum

Life: £450

Affiliated Societies: £22.50 per annum

Includes two membership cards for use by any of the Affiliated Society’s members; CGS Gold and Silver Medal certificates to award at the Affiliated Society’s shows, and access to a Speakers’ List that we update annually

Trade: £27.50 per annum

Professional horticulturists who join as Trade members are given priority in the allocation of space for trade exhibits at the CGS Spring Flower Show and two free exhibitor passes.

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Whether you are an ardent horticulturist or an interested amateur, we have so much to offer.

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