How to Start a Garden Club

Start a club to share your passion for gardening with other garden enthusiasts, and to exchange tips and resources.

You will need

  • Meeting venue
  • Advertising
  • Affiliations
  • Plant or seed excahnge (optional)

Step 1 Find a location Find a location for your first garden club meeting. It can be at your home or at a local nursery or garden center.

Step 2 Set a date Set a date for the meeting.

Step 3 Make a flyer Make a flyer advertising the meeting and inviting fellow garden lovers to come.

Step 4 Advertise Ask local nurseries, garden centers, libraries, and coffee shops if you can post your flyer at their locations.

Step 5 Take out an ad Take out an ad in your local newspaper.

Step 6 Ask about future meetings Ask the locations that help distribute your flyers if you can hold future meetings at their locations. They may even offer your club members a discount.

Step 7 Combine resources Affiliate your club with a national, state, or local garden organization and combine your resources. Meet once a month — happy gardening!