The Trade Network For Qualified Gardeners

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What do I get?

TGG MEMBER REGISTER

Once accepted, you become a Registered Member and your details will be included in our Member Register of Qualified Gardeners which is published on this website.

Member Register

- A national directory of qualified gardeners.
- Membership helps both the public and the trade identify you as a professional garden contractor.

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Fair Lead Generation

- Visitors are encouraged to use their nearest gardener via a postcode search.
- No commission charges or extra fees for any work enquiries you receive.
- Filters make it possible for you to focus enquiries on specific kinds of maintenance work.

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Member List

- In addition to the Member Register, your name and business name are added to our Member List. This is a search engine friendly list of qualified gardeners by city and is designed to help identify you as a member when people search your name or business name online.

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Membership Certificate

The membership certificate states which qualifications you have submitted evidence for. Copy the certificate and include it in your new customer welcome packs or tender applications as independent verification of your qualifications.

 

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TGG LOGO

Registered as a Collective Trade Mark for exclusive use by certified members of The Gardeners Guild. The member logo is displayed and promoted by many hundreds of qualified gardeners nationwide!

Vehicle Sticker

1x high quality member logo vehicle sticker (175mm x 185mm) included when you first register as a member.

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Member Logo

Download the member logo to use on your website, stationary and marketing promotions.

 

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TGG LEGAL ADVICE

Unlimited use of our legal advice line.

Legal advice

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Health and Safety advice (H&S)

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Advice and guidance for employers (HR)

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Tax advice

 

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TGG DOCUMENT LIBRARY

A wealth of document templates and resources for you to download are included.

Hundreds of legal templates covering HR, H&S and general business law. You can call our legal advice line and they will help you choose the right template.

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Maintenance Contract / Terms of Business template created by our own solicitors for exclusive use by TGG members!

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Plus many more general templates developed by us specifically for professional gardeners including our Fee Calculator Tool.

 

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TGG LEGISLATION UPDATES

We receive updates direct from Government and our legal partners.

Our monthly e-newsletter keeps you up-to-date on changes in relevant legislation and other news that we think is relevant to your business.

 

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TGG FORUM

Our forum is private and can only be accessed by TGG members.

A business forum with over 3000 discussions for advice and support - all from other qualified gardeners (and away from public view).

 

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TGG RESEARCH

Member Surveys and Polls.

Our anonymous member census helps to identify business performance trends among qualified gardeners. Members find this information useful when writing a business plan or when applying for a grant. Also regular topical Quick Polls. Questions such as - do you service your own tools?

 

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SPECIAL OFFERS!

Current offers include:

Discounted Gardeners Public Liability Insurance

Up to 10%* premium discount per year via specialist insurers Trust Insurance. Gardeners Public Liability insurance excludes use of chainsaw or any work above 5 metres.
* subject to minimum underwiting fees.

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Discounted Healthcare Insurance

HMCA only offer medical plans to membership groups and can offer up to a 40% discount off the underwriter’s standard rates. Discounted rates for medical plans, dental plan, hospital cash plans, travel plan, income protection and vehicle breakdown products.

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Garden tools and Supplies

Special Trade Rates on garden supplies from specialist supplier Tudor Environmental. Shop online or order their free catalogue.

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Bookkeeping

20% OFF FreeAgent accounting software + 1 Month free +
6 months half price!

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Free HR and H&S Business Review

A free 1-2-1 telephone business review with an expert from our legal helpline to check that you are compliant with Employee law and Health and Safety regulations.

 

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TGG MEMBERS' AREA

Dedicated members area.

24/7 online access to information about member services, newsletter archive and the facility to buy exclusive vehicle stickers produced by TGG for members only.

 

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Terms and Conditions apply.
The TGG Business Support Service is provided by Quest Business Services. Quest are part of the Vantage group of companies. Qualified legal consultants can advise on general UK law and will tell you what the law is (advice) in order to help you comply with it. It does not include legal expenses insurance or individual representation or legal services. The advice is provided as a right of membership to TGG members, except for the cost of the call which is charged at your network rate wherever in the UK you are calling from.