can see why sponsored tree plantings range in prices of up to £20 per planted tree, as
there are a great deal of things to be taken into consideration when creating a new
woodland or forest.
even when one has factored in the three underpinning factors those being the design
process of environmental impacts, creation costs and maintenance costs, as we must
remember that "money
doesn't grow on trees it grows with trees"
Time 4 Trees -
alliance of commercial nurseries, foresters and landscape designers - contractors working
to improve our environment by planting native provenance trees and hedgerows. As commercial
growers and foresters at the forefront of technological innovation and take the growing
lead when it comes to the planning and implementation of major planting projects.
4 Trees was
established by nurserymen Richard Thorpe proprietor of R & N Plant Specialists to
deliver a series of affordable sponsored national forestry and hedgerow planting projects
managed by professional horticulturist and foresters with a strong emphasis on promoting
and planting only British native provenance plants with a direct link to renewable clean
core business is to develop and deliver an
overall integrated sustainable horticultural / forestry and landscaping environmental
perspective, in bringing
together those who are in search of greener credentials through the means of
affordable planting projects conjoined renewable energy projects, with those who are
planning and planting the new woodlands
/ hedgerows of tomorrow but less fortunate with funding, these include Tree Wardens,
Wildlife Trusts, Conservation Groups, Charitable Trusts, Community Projects, Farmers
and Rural Landowners.
Equally we recognise the importance of working
with those in commerce who have the ability of introducing the greener attributes through
in-house landscaping projects.
project is encompassed by a national team of foresters and environmentalists, working
sustainable forestry, woodland projects that will be handed down generation after
generation well into the next century and beyond. And it
really doesn’t cost the earth to participate.
when we talk in pence or £’s to plant on your behalf within our projects, we’ve got
it absolutely right and with 10% of every planted hedgerow plant invested into renewable
energy projects, which provides funding to our Ash Tree Surgery Fund and further
investment into Tropical forestry plantings we are doing so much more than just planting
native provenance trees and hedgerows?
with any living things, despite all the care and attention to detail when planting and
maintaining, there will be inevitably a small percentage of plant failures, as we are
managing the projects we will replace any failures within the first three years of
ensure our “Great British Heritage” is protected, we only plant UK provenance trees
that are grown from within this alliance under contract supervision by nursery stock
company R & N Plant Specialists. With all forestry trees in compliance with the
Certification of Forest Reproductive Material (Great Britain) regulations 2002 Voluntary
Scheme for Native Trees and Shrubs. And are a registered company with Fera Plant Health
who undertake plant health checks and inspections.
Health Passport No: UK/EW 54479
Reproductive Material FRM Registration No: SO266
visit the Food and Environmental Research Agency website, please click the following
forestry tree we plant on your behalf will be registered into the CFOP & Landscape-UK
data land bank. This means we will have complete traceability and provenance records in
place for any subsequent timber sales. Our third party rainforest plantings are mapped
with the Helveta’s innovative supply chain technology to record species, measurements
and GPS co-ordinates. These systems provide us with complete chain of custody tracking to
prove legality and provenance in compliance with international laws such as those defined
under the Lacey Act (USA) and Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT – EU)
Terms of Business
Our 21st Century Rainforest Planting Project
real success of all our projects depends upon people and business participation and ones
desire to make a difference. So however large or small your sponsorship might be - it is
if you’re already planting trees or looking too, remember - as the growers and foresters
we have the ongoing means to affordable UK planting projects.
one of our Time 4 Trees sponsors today!
together lets plant millions of native provenance hedgerow trees throughout the UK