George Laws wins SWGS Sponsored Scholarship

Student, George Laws, has won a DCF Sponsored Scholarship. George, who is studying Horticulture BSc at Writtle College in Chelmsford, Essex, received the £1,500 South West Growers Show Sponsored Scholarship. George is interested in production horticulture, particularly regarding sustainability and plans to pursue further education in this area, with hopes to eventually head a department…

DCF rebrands for new scholarship season

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) has a new look to kick off its current scholarship season. The new branding represents the horticultural minds that DCF supports through its scholarships, that have a passion for plants, but limited funds to invest. In line with its support of students, DCF worked with a team studying Graphic Communication…

Plant sales raise thousands of pounds for students

Plant sales have raised £5,700 for students that are supported by scholarships from the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF).In August, the Summer Showcase public open day at Ball Colegrave this year raised £4,719 for the charity that supports students in horticulture. Old Laundry Nurseries in Cheshire supplied many quality flowering plants for the sale and was…

DCF orchids raise £1,000 for students

The launch of the new David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Phalaenopsis Orchid Collection has raised £1,000 for students at the HTA National Plant Show. DCF and Garden Centre Fresh (GCF) the orchid supplier worked together to promote the collection at the show. Jessica Laurent, ex-horticulture student at Writtle College who was part of the orchid selection…

DCF awards students over £12,500 of horticultural scholarships

Over £12,500 of scholarships has been awarded to nine students studying horticulture by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF). The awards include the DCF’s own Student Scholarships as well as several Sponsored Scholarships from South West Growers Show, Ball Colegrave and British Protected Ornamentals Association – Peter Seabrook. This year also sees an award for the…

Students win £8,000 of DCF Sponsored Scholarships

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) has awarded six students £8,000 worth of Sponsored Scholarships from Wyevale Garden Centres, South West Growers Show, British Protected Ornamentals Association/Peter Seabrook, Floranova and Ball Colegrave. The horticultural charity is pleased to be supporting: Wyevale Garden Centres, £1,500: Claire Brassington, Pershore College South West Growers Show (SWGS) £1,500: Alastair Arnold,…