British Protected Ornamentals Association
Neonicotinoids in ornamental plant production
Growers may be experiencing an increase in the number of customers asking questions about pesticide applications on bedding plants, particularly the use of neonicotinoids.
GM petunias found in UK removed from sale
Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has emailed importers and producers of petunia plants and seeds in England and Wales, making it clear that specified GM plants must not be marketed
The British Protected Ornamentals Association was founded in the late 1970s. We now represent the interests of those involved in the production of all British ornamental plants grown under protection.
The BPOA is a trade association representing growers and allied trade companies. What does it do for its members?
How to join
The cost of membership is based on turnover, and ranges from £50 to £600 depending on which band your company falls into. The lowest band relates to turnover below £50,000 and the highest to turnover above £5 million.
The Management Committee manages the affairs of the Association. Members are elected at the AGM.
Home Grown Users Group
The Home Grown Users Group manages the marketing and promotional activities of the Home Grown brand.
The Technical Committee works to ensure research and development resources are directed towards grower needs.