The Queen’s Green Canopy is an inclusive national initiative, meaning that everyone from across the United Kingdom can get involved. Whether you’re an individual hoping to plant a single sapling in your garden, a scout group planting a large tree or a City Council intending to plant a whole avenue of trees to honour The Queen, the below pages will provide the information you need to plan and deliver your project.
Learn about tree planting season, where to plant, and how to secure a tree.
Discover tree planting “best practice” and how to plant your own.
Learn how you can give your tree the best chance of flourishing.
During the tree planting season from October to March, you can add your tree to The Queen's Green Canopy map. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the then Prince of Wales planted the first tree in the grounds of Windsor Castle in March 2021, to mark the launch of the QGC initiative.Explore the map