Get a free tree for your garden

To celebrate Tree Week 2020 (28th November to 6th December) we’re offering East Oxford residents free native saplings to plant in their gardens.  All of the trees have either been grown locally or been purchased from Woodland Trust charity. You can choose from:
  • Blackthorn (sloe) - grows up to 7m
  • Crab apple - grows up to 9m
  • Elder - grows up to 10m
  • Hazel - grows up to 10m
  • Juniper - grows up to 10m
  • Hawthorn - grows up to 15m 
  • Rowan - grows up to 15m
  • Holly - grows up to 15m
If you aren't sure which sapling to choose for your garden simply drop us an email on trees@lceo.org.uk and tell us a little bit about your garden, and our team will advise you on your best option.

Need advice on planting your tree?

Here are some resources we recommend from the Woodland Trust:
How to choose which species to plant
How to plant your tree
How to care for your tree
 

Why plant trees?


Trees are amazing things. They give us the oxygen that we need to live, they help limit global heating by dragging carbon out of the air and locking it away, they give shade in the summer, they help fight flooding, they provide homes and food for wildlife, they improve our mental health, and they’re beautiful. It's simple - we need as many of them as we can get!

Low Carbon East Oxford is joining international efforts to increase the number of trees on our planet, and, more locally, doing our bit to help 
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