The Professional Gardeners’ Trust (PGT) was established in 2004 to fund training and study for working gardeners, who could not otherwise afford it, in the UK and Ireland.

The PGT provides gardeners with the opportunity to acquire skills and gain qualifications, This enhances their careers and benefits the horticulture profession as a whole. 

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  • The PGT helps fund gardeners who want to increase their knowledge and skills through study. 
  • We make awards towards those who are struggling to fund their training, whether it is a Royal Horticultural Society course, a practical certificate or a more specialist qualification.

For more information see our TRAINING PAGE


  • Our awards are available for all working gardeners resident in the UK and Ireland, who wish to develop their skills and knowledge, but are limited by their financial situation. The awards are not restricted by age or qualification. 
  • The application process is straightforward and we respond within a few weeks. 

To apply for an award see our APPLY PAGE



  • The PGT is funded by donations from trusts, organisations, and private individuals. a

For more information see our DONATE PAGE