Trees for Free

This weekend the Mayor’s tree planting initiative, RE: LEAF, gets a boost from the London Wildlife Trust. Over the next month, London’s green spaces will be holding ‘Trees from seeds’ events, free family-friendly sessions to gather seeds from trees across the capital. Anyone who comes along will get the chance to take their seeds home in a easy-to-plant pot, and grow something green from scratch. Who knows, your front garden may one day end up blessed with a majestic oak spawned from one of London’s grandest parks. Us? We’ve got our fingers crossed we’ll score a giant redwood so we can park our car in it. More here