Land Use

Each of our action categories are important in their own way.

No Peat for me!

£
I will check labels and only use peat free compost for my home or business.

Save your seeds

FREE
I will attend a local seed swap this year.

Ditch the diesel

FREE
I will avoid using petrol equipment for at least half of my garden/ workplace/ community space.

Make your own compost

FREE
I will stop at least 50% of my food waste going to landfill by putting it into a compost or the council food waste bin.

Don’t Dig It

FREE
I will use a no-dig approach to successful growing when starting to cultivate the green space around me

Plant a Tree

£
I will plant at least 1 tree at home or in my community space/workplace following the ‘Right Tree in the Right Place’ guidance and make sure that it is looked after

Grow your Own

£
I will increase my food crop and grow at least 3 different things this year.

Avoid Fertilisers

£
I will stop using at least 50% of the chemical fertilisers I currently use at home and in my workplace/ community space

Water water everywhere

£
I will install a water butt to collect rainwater for watering the garden and find out who to talk to about water waste at my workplace/ community space.

(Re)-wild and beautiful!

FREE
I will leave 20% of my green space at home, workplace or community space to nature, and let my lawn grow longer so that flowers have time to set seed

Dig a pond

£
I will dig a pond (or provide a micro wildlife pond in a pot).