The British Protected Ornamentals Association

BPOA was founded to promote the interests of the UK bedding & pot plant industry.  Its membership is drawn from growers and the allied trades.

Our Aims

The Association’s primary aim is to support the needs of growers particularly in R&D, marketing and wider sector representation. By helping the bedding and pot plant, cut-flower and other ornamental plant growers to work together, the Association aims to achieve common goals enabling all growers to move forward in an ever-changing marketplace.

Promotions

BPOA seeks to support growers through the promotion of ‘Home Grown’ and other marketing initiatives which support members’ plant sales and to raise the profile of ornamental plants

Technical events

BPOA works to support growers through its technical committee activity, organising events, study tours and technical workshops.

Technical groups.

BPOA works to support growers to improve the culture of individual crops, organising visits and technical workshops. Our poinsettia group is very active

Bursary

The BPOA jointly funds the Peter Seabrook/ BPOA Bursary, available to students in further education and apprenticeshps.