The group is made up of representatives from the following companies: Doff Portland Limited, SBM Ltd,  The Scotts Company (UK) Limited, Vitax Limited and Westland Horticulture Limited. These companies account for more than 95% of the garden care chemicals sold in UK.

The aim of the Common Sense Gardening Group is to ensure the safe use, storage and disposal of garden care chemicals.  Advice for the safe use of garden chemicals can be found on the 'Common Sense Gardening' website