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Find out about the work and research of the Forestry Commission plus leisure activities, sustainable forestry etc. and useful information about trees, forests and climate change (click on the 'Woodlands for Learning' image).
The website of Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA), the national charity for organic growing. Find information about organic gardening for beginners, how to make compost, events and courses and much more.
National Allotments Society
The National Allotment Society site tells you about the history, advocates the benefits of having an allotment and coordinates National Allotment Week.
National Gardens Scheme (NGS)
Find gardens in England and Wales open for charity through the National Gardens Scheme (listed in the Yellow Book). Many of these are privately owned.
Plant Heritage: The National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens
Plant Heritage: The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens aims to encourage the propagation and conservation of garden plants in the British Isles. Find information on national plant collections, botany, local groups etc.
Plantlife UK's mission is to protect the nation's wild plants. Find information about its conservation work, campaigns and nature reserves in the UK and lists of wild plants and species. Included are details of the county flower for each county in the UK.
The Tree Register
The Tree Register website lists basic details about champion native species (largest, tallest and exceptional specimens). You can also search for notable tree collections in Britain and Ireland and find out how to measure the girth, height and growth of a tree.
Wild About Gardens
Wild About Gardens is a joint project between The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society, bringing together the worlds of gardening and nature conservation for the benefit of people and wildlife. Full of ideas for encouraging more wildlife to visit your garden.
The Woodland Trust is a charity dedicated to the protection of native woodland. Search for a wood in the UK and find out more about woods, their conservation and current campaigns.
Woodland Trust: British Trees
The Woodland Trust website aims to be the definitive guide to British tree species on the Internet.