Objectives of The Company

The Company pursues the following objectives to ensure its relevance to the horticultural industry and to the City of London:

1.Promote the art, science and practice of horticulture, with particular reference to practice in the London area and through strong links with the horticulture industry.

2.Communicate the importance of horticulture to society, including the economy, health and well-being, climate change adaptation and mitigation and clean air.

3.Encourage and support informal and formal horticultural education

4.Support charitable activities especially those connected with horticulture, primarily through the Company Charity but also through other associated charities.

5.Encourage the beautification and greening of the City of London by encouraging planting.

6. Provide fellowship, support and care for one another.

7.Support the Lord Mayor and the City of London.

The Company regularly organises visits to outstanding gardens in Britain and overseas.
Members enjoy a guided tour of the Mediterranean biome at the Eden Project in Cornwall.