- To encourage the artistic and creative use of natural plant material in all its forms within the framework of a show schedule and the current edition of the manual
- To promote a spirit of fair and friendly competition
- To uphold the principles of conservation as stated in the Wild Life and Countryside Act 1981 by not using rare and protected wild plant material, preserved animals, birds, insects, coral, sea fans and pernicious/invasive plants, e.g. Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed
All Judges, competitors and show organisers should support these aims.