The Lovell Quinta Arboretum
Tatton Garden Society owns and manages the Arboretum and aims to promote science and research in horticulture and botany for the benefit of its members. It does this through providing lectures and garden visits. Membership costs £30 for single and £45 for joint and includes free membership to the Arboretum as well as a host of other benefits. Visit the ‘Join us‘ page for more information.
Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
We’re proud to be an RHS partner garden. In addition to the four RHS Gardens, more than 200 independent gardens across the UK and overseas support the charitable work of the RHS by offering members free entry at selected times of the year. For more information visit www.rhs.org.uk.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust
Our partners and neighbours, the Cheshire Wildlife Trust run the Swettenham Nature Reserve which adjoins the Arboretum. You can spot a wide variety of flora and fauna and there are some beautiful walks through the woodland. Find out more at www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk.
Dorothy Clive Garden
Located in the woodland quarter of Staffordshire close to both the Shropshire and the Cheshire borders, the Dorothy Clive garden has delights and surprises whatever the season. There are many areas of diverse interest within this 12 acre, hillside garden. These include a new winter garden, an edible woodland, a woodland quarry with waterfall, an alpine scree and pool, rose walk and amazing seasonal borders. To find out more, visit www.dorothyclivegarden.co.uk.
Cheshire Gardens Trust Caldwell’s Nursery project
This is a story of Cheshire’s gardens and gardeners told through the archives of Caldwell’s Nurseries of Knutsford. The nurseries operated for more than 200 years, until they closed on 31st January 1992. To find out more, visit www.caldwellarchives.org.uk.
A family-run nursery supplying rare, high quality Galanthus, Erythroniums, bulbs and plants via mail order. To find out more, visit www.morlasplants.co.uk.
The Hebe Society
The Hebe Society promotes the cultivation and conservation of hebes and other New Zealand native plants. The Hebe Society was founded in 1985. To find out more, visit www.hebesoc.org.
The National Garden Scheme
The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England and Wales, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake. To find out more, visit www.ngs.org.uk.
Garden Designers of Cheshire
Garden Designers of Cheshire are garden designers working in and around the Cheshire and Greater Manchester areas to help you transform your garden. To find out more, visit www.gardendesignersofcheshire.co.uk.
Lakeland Horticultural Society
The Lakeland Horticultural Society was founded in 1969 with the aim of promoting the science, practice and art of horticulture, particularly with regard to the conditions prevailing in the Lake District. To find out more, visit www.holehirdgardens.org.uk.
Plant Heritage aims to conserve the diversity of our garden plants. It is the only national charity to ensure the cultivated plants we grow now will be available to future generations for cultural, medical, culinary and aesthetic use. This is done through the National Plant Collection scheme, Plant Guardians and the local group network. To find out more, visit www.plantheritage.org.uk.
Jodrell Bank, which opened in 1957, is known as the birthplace of radio astronomy and is one of the earliest radio telescopes in the world. To find out more, visit www.jodrellbank.net.
Gardens of Distinction
From stately homes and secret gardens, it’s the ever-changing landscape of the region that continues to inspire and attract the thousands of visitors that relax in, and enjoy, Cheshire’s gardens every year. To find out more, visit www.visitcheshire.com.
Tatton Park is one of the UKs most complete historic estates. It is home to a Tudor Old Hall, Neo-Classical Mansion, 50 acres of landscaped gardens and 1,000 acres of deer park. To find out more, visit www.tattonpark.org.uk.
Garden news and tips from the BBC. To find out more, visit www.bbc.co.uk/gardening.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is one of the finest botanic gardens in the world, a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction. To find out more, visit www.rbge.org.uk.
Cheshire Gardens Trust
Cheshire Gardens Trust is an organisation of volunteers who care about Cheshire’s rich heritage of parks, gardens and designed landscapes. To find out more, visit www.cheshire-gardens-trust.org.uk.
Benefits of membership include free entry into The Lovell Quinta Arboretum at Swettenham, free entry into Tatton Gardens, private garden tours, reduced car parking fees, discounts at selected garden centres, society plant sale, lectures and more.