To continue growing the poetic garden, you can contribute your plant-themed poetry to share. All poetry will appear in the New Shoots website. You will receive an email if your poetry is accepted. For concrete poets, please use the .pdf submission option. For any questions, please email

By submitting a poem to New Shoots, you agree to allow for the poem to be reproduced in any other form for New Shoots, any future projects related to New Shoots and Red Room Poetry. The author will always be credited in these instances and retains copyright. All poets who contribute content to New shoots retain copyright of their work. Students under 18 years of age need to provide evidence of consent from their parents or guardians for their work to be published on the site. Your school will coordinate this process. Students whose work features on New Shoots will only be identified by their first name, year group and school.