National Forest Gardening Scheme

National Forest Gardening Scheme

Welcome to the National Forest Gardening Scheme website. Find out more about Edible Forest Gardens, and our work towards helping create and develop more gardens throughout the UK
forest gardening
What is edible forest gardening? Edible forest gardening is the art and science of putting plants together in woodland like patterns that forge mutually beneficial relationships, creating a garden ecosystem that is more than the...
key benefits
Key benefits of forest gardens working with the land rather than against it low maintenance yields a wide range of products resilient to changes and biologically sustainable environmental benefits - CO², erosion, shelter aesthetically pleasing...
improved well being
Improved well-being Green Space and Health The houses of parliament, parliamentary office of science and technology has produced a key briefing note that touches upon the well-being benefits of green space, as well as the...
enriching learning
Enriched learning Links between natural environments and learning: evidence briefing There is now a substantial body of evidence which tends to demonstrate a positive association between learning which takes place in the natural environment and...
Launch event report
National Forest Gardening Scheme launch

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