We are the only UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities.
We get stuck in with local communities to cultivate lasting change in their neighbourhoods – whether it’s revitalising forgotten spaces, creating healthier environments or getting people excited about growing, foraging and eating healthy food.
That's how many trees we've planted to date.
with almost 73,000 taking root this year
Over 4,000 volunteers got stuck into tree planting
including 1,787 taking part in corporate volunteering days
over 11,000 school kids have learned about trees and healthy eating this year
and we delivered projects in 21 cities in the UK.
London’s largest ever planting event
5 December 2018
On 1-2 December, the Mayor of London and Trees for Cities brought hundreds of Londoners together to plant thousands of trees, making the capital greener, healthier and wilder.
The life of a Christmas tree
30 November 2018
Ever wondered what a Christmas tree makes of our tradition of bringing a tree home to decorate it just to get rid of it a little while later? Well, here’s the answer!
How to start composting
23 November 2018
Curious about composting? Our Edible Playgrounds team can teach you a trick or two.