Listed below are a few of the National Societies and Organisations we have found of interest as well as other websites that may be useful, including those companies that have provided sponsorship.

Please note that the Tender Shoots Garden Club Network cannot endorse or recommend any products or services from any organisation mentioned nor are we responsible for the content of other websites.

National Societies/Organisations

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) 

The Cottage Garden Society

The National Allotment Society

The Hardy Plant Society

Plant Heritage – the National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens

The Gardens Trust  – garden history and heritage

Is there a garden club / horticultural society near me?

The RHS has two pages where you can find local clubs and societies one for a group local to you or a list of RHS affiliated societies.

Lets Go Gardening has an alphabetical list 

As does The Garden Arena

Otherwise use your preferred search engine to look for your county plus ‘garden club horticultural society’.

Garden Visiting

The National Garden Scheme (NGS) – otherwise known as The Yellow Book

Great British Gardens lists gardens to visit; you can search by county, garden type, map etc.

Britain’s Finest also lists gardens to visit and you can search by place.

Our Sponsors

The following companies donated prizes for our 2021 Christmas Quiz –

Burgon & Ball

Concept Research

Dorothy Clive Gardens

Potato House

Spear and Jackson

Wolf Garten Tools