Network Rail pledges £1m for trees

One of the UK’s largest public landowners has pledged £1 million as part of pilot community tree planting scheme We’re delighted that Network Rail, one of the UK’s largest public landowners, has pledged £1 million to plant trees through a pilot community scheme over the next four years. Network Rail will fund the planting of…

National Tree Week 2019: a nation plants

Millions of people around the country became tree champions in 2019’s National Tree Week, laying down roots for a tree-filled future. Inspired by the growing recognition of the immeasurable value of trees, it was quite possibly the biggest and best National Tree Week since Plant a Tree in 1973 inspired the annual celebration! Here are…

Be a Tree Angel This Christmas!

Daily Mail issues national call to plant more trees The Daily Mail have launched an exciting new campaign inviting readers to be a Tree Angel this Christmas, helping to planting trees around the country. Kicking off at the start of National Tree Week on Saturday 23 November, the campaign will give readers the opportunity to claim a…

Top 10 tips for watering trees in a drought

During very hot weather, your local trees may need a little extra help, especially newly planted trees or those which are showing signs of stress. Trees should be watered three times a month from April until the end of September. When possible avoid evaporation by watering early or late, not in the middle of the…

UK tree sector gathers to discuss how to achieve three billion new trees target

The Tree Council convened a Forum for Trees yesterday, Thursday 11 July, where the public, private and charity sectors discussed how the UK can meet ambitious new tree planting targets. Representatives from sectors spanning forestry, property development, infrastructure and government, as well as conservation charities, farmers and scientists gathered yesterday at a Forum for Trees at Lincoln’s Inn, London, to discuss how ambitious new tree planting targets of…