'How to...' Guides

Our series of six ‘How to…’ guides will hopefully inspire you to not only get planting new trees but help preserve our existing ones!

Just for fun...

Including bird ID guide and butterfly bingo!

For families

Our free activity sheet is packed with ideas from flower crowns to fantastic forest art - plus a 'Where to go guide' of suggestions of places to visit in Greater Manchester

Download your print and mobile friendly 'Go Wild in the Woods' resources now.

Information guides

Useful information guides including 'Ashdieback' and our guide to seed sowing and growing.

Planting guides

Planting guides including 'How to plant a fruit tree'; 'Garden and urban trees'; 'How to create a farm woodland'; and 'A guide to planting street trees'.

For orchards

Useful information for orchards including 'How to plant a fruit tree' and a guide to apple day - inspiring you to celebrate Apple Day in your community orchard.

Craft ideas

Crafty ideas to entertain all ages including Christmas themed activities and natural dyeing.

For schools

Useful resources for schools and educational establishments including a 'how to care for your trees' guide as well as ideas for nature-based activities (coming soon!).

Forage and Feast

Our recipe guides show you how to create fantastic foraged feasts out of naturally-found ingredients. Includes rowan, blackthorn, blackberry, elderflower and Japanese rose.