The Incorporation of Gardeners has
some 750 Members. Our most distinguished member is His Royal
Highness Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay.
Applications for membership to the
Gardeners are made to the Master Court who meet in October,
February, May and August, along with a Burgess Ticket from Glasgow
City Council. Applicants who do not already have a Burgess
Ticket can apply for this through the Clerk at the same time as
applying for membership. Application forms for both are
available from the Clerk. Spouses, sons and daughters and
sons and daughters-in-law of members join at the Near Hand.
All other applicants join at the Far Hand.
The joining fees are as
|Membership fee at Far
|Membership fee at Near
|Burgess Ticket (Far
|Burgess Ticket (Near
|Trades House Matriculation
A Horticultural Contribution of £20
will be payable annually the year following completed
Prizewinners and Scholarship recipients
Students of horticulture who
receive Prizes or Scholarships supported by the Craft are entitled
to join for the sum of £20, and payment of the annual Horticultural
Contribution of £20 from 1st June following approval of membership
by the Master Court.
Horticultural contributions are
collected on 1st June each year, normally by Standing Order.
Membership is completed by the new
member taking the Solemn Oath at the Admission Ceremony held each
year in conjunction with the Box Opening Dinner. In 2012, it is on
Friday 7th September.