We are delighted that members of Hampshire Gardens Trust can now join the national Gardens Trust for a reduced rate of £25, reduced from their normal rates of £35 single and £43 joint – see http://thegardenstrust.org/support-us/

The Gardens Trust is the only national charity dedicated to the conservation of designed landscapes, parks and gardens in England and Wales and to researching their history and campaigning on their behalf. The national Gardens Trust unites all of us interested in historic parks and gardens, so that we can speak more powerfully together than with our local voices alone. Our conservation work carries more weight thanks our affiliation with the national Gardens Trust, who are a statutory consultee, therefore with a legal role in the planning process, and we benefit hugely from the support they offer in helping Hampshire Gardens Trust in our own conservation and volunteer efforts.

When you join the Gardens Trust you will get several benefits for yourself, including the GT News magazine; the twice-yearly journal Garden History; the e-news if you wish to receive it; and reduced price offers for events. You may wish to attend their AGM weekend conference, garden visits, lectures, or conferences.

The support of individual members is crucial to ensuring that the Gardens Trust can continue their charitable work. Without it, they will no longer be able to continue their unique endeavours conserving and championing our designed landscapes, parks and gardens, nor support the work of the Hampshire Gardens Trust. We do hope you will consider joining via http://ghs.lpl-uk.com/application.php