Once used as common grazing land, then bought by the council and designed by Henry Giles as a fishing pool Swanshurst Park has been a well-loved green space for nearly 100-years. Once including a busy boating lake and mini golf course the park lies between Billesley and Moseley in the… Read more
Here is a blog celebrating the urban tree in Birmingham written for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group @BCMG please enjoy. Look around you wherever you go – outside your front door, the local park, a city street, your nearest school, or community space, your garden, your neighbour’s garden. Trees are never… Read more
Apologies to all the schools and volunteers that were scheduled to attend our planting events this season in January and February 2021. All tree planting events are now postponed due to Covid lockdown restrictions. We will endeavour to reschedule some of these events if lockdown restriction are eased in March.… Read more
Our planting events take place during the winter, from mid-November to March each year, as this is the best time to plant trees, when they are dormant. We always involve local people, especially school children!
Corporate Sponsorship and Volunteering
You can sponsor tree planting and bring groups of staff to plant trees with BTFL – help the natural environment and have a fun team-building event!
You can plant trees with us!
‘Trees for Life’ can be planted in memory of a loved one, or to commemorate a special occasion like a birth or an anniversary, or to celebrate an event such as a wedding or graduation. Some people just want to make a contribution to their local environment and plant trees for fun.
Information about all our events, and lots of pictures, can be found on our blog – keep an eye out for the latest news!