The Young Tree
Grower’s Guide

Welcome to The Young Tree Grower’s Guide, a beginner’s guide to identifying and growing trees from seed, and starting a Community Tree Nursery.

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Featured resources and activities

The Hampshire Forest Partnership and The Tree Council have developed a fantastic new ‘Young Tree Grower’s Guide’ designed to inspire and engage KS2 children and their families about growing young trees from seed.

1

The magic of trees

Be inspired about the importance and value of trees

2

Planning ahead

Guidance to help select the best seed and consider the right planting locations

3

how trees produce seeds

Explore pollination and the world of seed specialisation

4

The Great Seed Gather

Creative ways to gather and process seeds