Gareth and Didi are the co-founders of “1 More Tree”
an organisation that has been given operational room at the Lavender farm, their objective is to increase and assist in the planting of as many trees as possible. Specialising in some of the rarer trees that need help, they will be developing various tree planting campaigns and exercises both locally and worldwide over the coming years.
The Farm Tree Team
Why not ask Gareth when you are at the farm if there is anything you can do, you may well leave with a pot an acorn and a mission!
Planting Habitat Agreement - Staplehurst
On the 27th of August “1 More Tree”
signed the first of 3 agreements to plant trees at Staplehurst grange the home of the lavender farm, near Newport.
This first eco planting project will see over 2000 native trees being planted in the lakes area of the farm, planting and management of the project will be handled by new company 1 more tree. Agreements are being drawn up for 1 more tree to sign a further 2 planting agreements as well as an adoption and maintenance agreement for the farms ancient woodlands.
I more tree was set up this year with the single aim to plant as many trees as possible, in order to address the huge problem of deforestation, globally as well as locally on the island.
East of Newport, Isle of Wight
Location East of Newport
Site Plan Drawins as marked in blue.
- Planned planting area consists of 1.169 Hectares.
- Trees native broadleaf varieties 2.922 trees
- Post and guards on all trees