Focusing on the Tropics for Carbon Sequestration

There is a significant movement to focus on the area’s between the tropics of Capricorn and Cancer as the equatorial belt where trees planted sequester significantly more carbon. Projects in these areas almost universally are […]


Supporting UK wide Organisations

There are a number of environmental groups working towards large scale planting in the UK already.  This might be for forest cover itself like The Woodland Trust, the Royal Forestry Society, The Forestry Commission not […]


Wildlife Corridors

Identifying areas where private gardens, wildlife reserves and farming land can all link up is something we each can do by checking out the Wildlife Trust’s Local Living Wildlife maps. Working with your local town […]


Creating a Tree Guardians Map

If you decide to receive trees via The Woodland Trusts tree provision schemes or because you are supporting local tree planting one of the main things you then need to do is ensure that the […]


Orchards in Avalon

There are 2741 traditional orchards in Somerset covering an area of 1687.8 hectares. Traditional orchards are groups of fruit and nut trees planted on vigorous rootstocks at low densities in permanent grassland managed in a […]


Bon Leverson & Detoxifying Fungi

Bon Everson is the Community Gardener at The Red Building who works and guides her team of volunteers, they also tends the flower beds outside the Red Brick as well as the Mill Stream Garden […]


Working with the Neighbourhood Plan

Glastonbury Town’s  Neighbourhood Plan Working with the local town council’s Neighbourhood Plan is a fantastic example of a way of working with your local community, consulting multiple stakeholders on strategy and wording policy for future projects […]


Glastonbury – Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth has a national body that is a members led organisation to supports local groups to highlight issues.  In Glastonbury the local group is active on supporting the community to make gardens, streets and […]