King Charles III, visiting the newly constructed recreation of the Physic Garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. A grant from the Trust was used to support interpretation and labelling. © Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2021. Photographer: David Cheskin


The Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust was established in 1970 by Barbara de Brye, Stanley Smith’s daughter, in recognition of his passion for plants and gardening. It’s purpose is to support horticultural projects for public benefit, mostly in the UK, through the provision of grants. The types of project supported include the creation, development and restoration of gardens, plant study field trips, publications, horticultural research and training. To date grants in excess of £3.2m have been given to over a thousand recipients. To find out if your project is eligible for support and how to apply refer to the relevant heading in this website.