WATCH: Our first ever flash mob!
13 August 2018
Trees for Cities took on King's Cross for a special performance of 'musical trees' in front of a large (though unsuspecting) audience. This is how it went down.
A new Edible Playground is born at Olga Primary
31 July 2018
Linda Ewers, head teacher at Olga Primary School talks to us about their recently launched Edible Playground, and how the school have embraced it as an exciting place to learn.
Intreeducing: Magical Hawthorn
27 July 2018
In our new series we take a closer look at the tree species we see around us every day, dig up their colourful past and look for secrets beneath their leaves. Meet the Hawthorn.
The case for naming our trees
19 July 2018
From Vernon Oak to Dorothy Lime Tree: could naming our trees make us appreciate and care for them more? Leia Hallamaki investigates.
A leafy world of magic and wonder: Interview with Peter Fiennes
9 July 2018
Gurnam Bubber went to London’s first Urban tree festival and a tree walk with a difference where she sat down with author and tree enthusiast Peter Fiennes.
A day on Wimbledon Common with Peter Fiennes
25 June 2018
This May heralded London’s first ever Urban tree Festival. Gurnam Bubber tagged along on author Peter Fiennes’ magical Tree walk on Wimbledon Common.
Our planting season: In numbers
1 June 2018
This season we’ve yet again done what we do best: planted trees, spruced up cities and created Edible Playground so kids can grow and sow their own healthy food.
The mysterious history of the London plane tree
31 May 2018
Did you know that the humble London plane tree has its roots shrouded in mystery and sunk in the enigmatic and colourful mists of historic events?
On film: Planting day with PPL in Edinburgh
9 May 2018
Have a look at our planting day in Edinburgh, which marked the beginning of our partnership with People’s Postcode Lottery.
Cherry Blossom Blues
10 April 2018
Gurnam Bubber encourages us to celebrate cherry blossoms for the fleeting time they're in bloom.
Fabulous trees in pop culture to spruce up your day
6 April 2018
Read about some of our favourite trees in pop(lar) culture, from Treebeard to the Whomping Willow.
Lizzie Pace: Why I value trees
29 March 2018
Our Urban Forest Projects Coordinator, Lizzie Pace, is a tree-lover at heart. As part of our #iValueTrees campaign, we wanted to hear her thoughts on what trees mean to her.