OHAS – Walberton, Binsted and Fleurie are all accredited members of OHAS (Ornamental Horticulture Assurance Scheme). Accreditation assures suppliers of the high standard of professionalism under which both businesses operate, that each business is legally compliant and each conform to industry best practice. All three Nurseries have been accredited members since 2004. From Summer 2021 OHAS audits will incorporate all the criteria of the new Plant Health Management Standard; so our customers can be assured that we operate to the highest level of biosecurity

Grow Careers – is a great source of horticultural career information, and both Binsted and Walberton get involved in local events to encourage young people into horticulture

HTA – Walberton, Binsted and Fleurie are both members of the HTA (Horticultural Trades Association), which gives the businesses access to market leading research, events and conferences

IPPS – Both businesses, and some individual staff members, are members of the IPPS (International Plant Propagators’ Society), which gives us global links to professionals in plant production and horticultural research. Walberton and Binsted frequently put staff members forward for the IPPS 6 Pack Award, which gives young horticulturalists the opportunity to attend and help out at IPPS Conferences

LEAF – Binsted, Fleurie and Walberton both became members of LEAF in 2016. LEAF stands for ‘Linking Environment And Farming’, and as is demonstrated on our Environment & Community page, both businesses place a high value on protecting our environment in all activities we undertake, and ensuring sustainability is key to everything we source

NFU – The NFU is a stalwart of British farming and agriculture, having been in place since the early 1900s, but also extends to other sectors such as ornamental horticulture. Both businesses are members, which gives them access to specialist advice, and the opportunity to feed back on NFU policies in horticulture

Perennial – Tristram Plants, together with the Farplants Group, are joint Platinum Partners of Perennial, the UK’s only charity dedicated to helping people who work in horticulture when times get tough. We know that some of our staff members have been helped directly by this worthwhile charity

Sompting Estate – The Tristram family have used their Sompting Estate asset base, over the years, to help secure and invest in Tristram Plants; and Tristram Plants supports Sompting Estate’s activities and community with donations of plants. The Estate is only 15 miles from our nearest nursery site. It practises conservation farming and viticulture, tourism and social enterprise

Toddington Nurseries –Toddington grows perennials bedding and pot plants including Cyclamen, Osteospermums, Annual Packs and Foxgloves. Member of the Farplants Group

West Sussex Growers Association – All three businesses are members of the WSGA which is a specialist horticultural branch of the NFU. Binsted, Walberton and Fleurie have the opportunity of attending local events and having their say in matters that influence NFU policies in horticulture