Planting in your community or school

We have 4,500 tree packs to give away this autumn to school and community groups. These have been generously funded by lead partners Sainsbury’s, IKEA FAMILY, Yorkshire Tea, players of People’s Postcode Lottery and Biffa Award; also funded by WHSmith and Wilko.

About our tree packs

We have a range of packs available in quantities of 30, 105 or 420 trees.

Free tree pack FAQ (PDF, 2.2MB) - answering your questions about the scheme, including eligibility

Helping you apply (PDF, 0.8MB) - walking you through the application process step by step

Species in the packs (PDF, 0.6MB) - the different variants in the packs we have to offer

Tree pack general leaflet (PDF, 7MB) - something handy to take along to meetings

The closing date for autumn applications is 3 September 2015

Apply for a pack today

Community tree pack - follow the four step application form and apply for up to 420 trees for your community.

School tree pack - visit our education site to see what is available for your school. You will be able to apply for a minimum of 30 trees to plant on your school grounds.

Be part of a very special commemoration project

August 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. We would like you to take part in a once-in-a-generation tribute for those who lived and served, by creating a growing legacy that will stand tall for centuries to come.

Over the next four years we're offering more than three million free trees to help communities, schools and youth groups create special, living memorials.

Need more information?

For help with general tree pack enquiries or completing the community form, please contact

For any school enquiries, please contact

Further advice and support is also available through our friendly volunteer team of Woodland Creation Champions. If you would like to discuss your planting site or woodland creation plans, then email us with your name, postcode and phone number and we will arrange for someone to contact you.

Community packs

Take a look at our guidance documents and apply for a pack today.

Apply now

School packs

Apply for a minimum of 30 trees to plant on your school grounds.

Apply now

Green Tree Schools Award

Green school award

Celebrate woods and trees with our Green Tree Schools Award. Earn points for completing activities and collect rewards for your school. It's great fun and completely free.

Take part