How to Become a Member
The Garden Media Guild Membership Rates & Categories
Membership Subscription Rates 2017/2018 for membership of the Garden Media Guild are given below. Fees are renewed every July. These fees will give membership up until June 30, 2019.
All payments to be received by the Guild in £ sterling only, with cheques made payable to 'The Garden Media Guild'.
There are five categories of membership:
£70 per annum
Full membership of the Guild is open to those who earn a significant part of their income from communicating information on the subject of gardening.
Overseas Members are at the same level of subscription.
£105 per annum
Associate membership is available to gardening and horticultural organisations and companies, PR and publishing companies and anyone related to the gardening and horticultural industry. Any key person representing the company can become an Associate.
£21 per annum
This category of membership is available to full members who have ceased working, but who wish to retain an ongoing connection with the Guild.
If you are an exisiting GMG member who has now retired, and would like to take advantage of this membership, please contact us to advise us of your change of circumstances
We will then re-classify your membership.
£52.50 per annum
This is, at the discretion of the Guild's Committee, offered to new starters in the profession, who have shown meritorious work, but who remain unpublished. Probationer Members are allocated a full member to help them in their aim to gain full membership.
A Probationary Member may not remain in this category for more than three years. The subscription rate for a Probationary Member is set at 75% of that of full membership.
Offered to all those who win the Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award and others at the discretion of the Guild's Committee.
This sub-group is open to all photographers who satisfy the criteria of Guild membership, with an additional subscription of £25 per annum payable. There is a seperate application form to be completed in addition to the GMG application form.
Membership enquiries should be made to:
The Garden Media Guild
Ashfield Park Avenue
Tel: 01989 567393