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 mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the below pages will provide the information you need to plan and deliver your project.
The planting of new trees across the United Kingdom may take the form of:
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.
The best time to plant trees is from October to March. Planting within the official planting season will optimise the chance of trees flourishing.
From October, you can add your Jubilee tree to The Queen's Green Canopy map. Her Majesty and The Prince of Wales planted the first Jubilee tree in the grounds of Windsor Castle in March, to mark the launch of the QGC.Explore the map