Community gardening – what’s in it for me?

Community gardening – what’s in it for me?

Since the pandemic people have been much more aware of the benefits of green space, whether it’s their own little patch at the back of the house, or a local park. Being cooped up inside made us appreciate how good we feel in the great outdoors, amongst trees, grass...

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Garden – launched!

Garden – launched!

We launched Eashing Cemetery Community Garden and Orchard on Saturday 16th July. People braved the incredible heat and came out to help us in 28C weather. The Mayor of Godalming Shirley Faraday and the Town Mayor’s Consort, David Faraday attended the event and got...

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Coming up! Two events with Godalming Town Council

Coming up! Two events with Godalming Town Council

We are delighted to be invited back by Godalming Town Council to be a part of two of their lovely summer events - Staycation and the Godalming Green Gala. Guided tree walk for Staycation THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2022 AT 2 PM – 4 PM Broadwater Park, Godalming - FREE Back,...

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Eashing Cemetery Community Garden and Orchard

Eashing Cemetery Community Garden and Orchard

We are delighted to share that Roots for the Future is working with Waverley Borough Council to deliver a new community garden project in Godalming. Eashing Cemetery Community Garden and Orchard brings people together from Godalming and surrounding villages to enjoy...

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Playgrounds need trees

Playgrounds need trees

We have been working with Bramley Junior School to help them create a more pleasant playground environment for their preschool and reception children. The school is on a very busy A road with the playground parallel to it. Huge lorries, tractors and many other...

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Walking with trees

Walking with trees

On a beautiful sunny day in January, Roots for the Future was invited by The Science Learning Partnership to be a part of Frimley Junior school's STEM day. Frimley school is lucky to have lots of lovely mature trees on their grounds, as well as some younger ones they...

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How many estate agents does it take….

How many estate agents does it take….

to plant some trees? On Wednesday it took four. We are delighted that Chantries & Pewleys have chosen Roots for the Future for a corporate responsibility partnership. A chilly Wednesday in late November brought out four enthusiastic members of their team to help...

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Outdoor classroom day

Outdoor classroom day

Last week we held a (late) outdoor classroom day planting at St Mark and All Saints school in Godalming. The two week delay did not dampen the enthusiasm for spending a lesson outside doing something wonderful for the environment. Outdoor Classroom Day 2021 coincided...

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Godalming Town wins Green Gala Tree

Godalming Town wins Green Gala Tree

The Town of Godalming is the lucky winner of a tree that we planted on Thursday 11th November in Broadwater Park, Godalming. Roots for the Future held a raffle at Godalming’s Green Gala in August. The winning ticket holder was Town Councillor Shirley Faraday who...

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Mini groves in Farnham

Mini groves in Farnham

We planted 10 mini groves of trees with Hale Academy in Farnham last week. 38 children from Year 4 braved the drizzle and mud to plant 50 saplings in the park behind their school. We planted them in clumps of 5 trees along a pathway that leads from the housing estate...

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