The Tender Shoots Garden Club Network is a national collective of UK garden clubs set up during the worst of the Covid 19 pandemic to work together, have joint online events, and to share resources and experiences. The Tender Shoots Garden Network are promoting regular Zoom meetings to which all WHS members are invited to join for no charge. The list is being updated regularly. The Network has its own website at https://tendershoots.uk/

Tender Shoots Garden Network have a zoom talk this Tuesday 26th March 7.30pm – Matthew Holt from Holt Hall Apiary – ‘A year in the life of a British bee farmer making premium beelicious artisan products ‘. Enjoy learning about the basic yearly cycle of honey bees in the UK. Lots of photos beautifully illustrating the whole year with everything explained from a completely novice perspective. 

This is a members-only talk so the log-in details have now changed. All members should have received an email with the revised log-in password.

Tender Shoots Garden Club Network

Dates of meetings (breakout rooms open at 7.15pm for 7.30 start for all meetings unless stated otherwise):

2024 talks

Jan 11th Thurs - Hydrangeas - Sally Gregson - Arranged by Stone & Chrysanthemum Dahlia Society
Feb 2nd Fri - Peonies – Alec White from Primrose Hall Peonies (Please note 8pm start time) - Arranged by Whittingham Roots & Shoots Garden Club
Feb 14th Wed – Companion Planting for a Balanced Garden - Dr Ian Bedford - Arranged by Wolverhampton Horticultural Society
Feb 27th Tue – Francesca Page-Smith – Snowdrops
Mar 26th Tue – Bee farming – A year in the life of a Bee farmer (members only)
More dates to be added soon, join our mail list (event reminder service) to be kept informed

Meetings open at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start and as usual there is no charge to attend so everyone is welcome.  Feel free to pass it on to your gardening friends.  
Zoom link is the same for meetings open to the general public:
Meeting ID: 404 301 4750
Passcode: bonsai

A separate password will be used for members only talks and the log-in details will be sent to members by email shortly before the talk date.

How to join Tender Shoots Network meetings: Go to their YouTube page when the talk is about to start (either 7.30pm or 2.30pm) as we simultaneously stream the meeting Live on YouTube.  To join just click this link  www.youtube.com/c/TenderShootsGardenClubNetwork   or search YouTube for the ‘Tender Shoots Garden Club Network’ and then click on our yellow logo.  The advantage of YouTube is you can start the talk from the beginning if you arrive late, you can pause, rewind & skip any bits & still ask questions to the speaker via YouTube chat box.

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