Blossom tree planted at Aberporth Community Garden to ‘connect more people to nature’

The planting, which took place on Friday 10 February January is part of National Trust Cymru’s #GwleddYGwanwyn #BlossomWatch campaign, which commits to provide opportunities for more people to connect with nature, beauty and history, wherever they are in Wales.

As part of the campaign, the conservation charity is working with Members of Parliament and Members of the Senedd across Wales to plant blossom trees in locations of their choice within their constituency or region – helping to develop blossom spaces that respect local setting, spirit of place and bring people and nature together.

Once established, the trees will bloom each spring, bringing the joyful sight of blush-tinted blooms to the nation’s community spaces and encourage a beneficial everyday connection with nature, culture and each other.

Ben Lake MP said: 

“I am delighted to be partnering with Aberporth Community Garden and the National Trust ahead of Blossom Watch day 2023, and to mark the event with a new blossom tree for Aberporth’s community garden.

"Aberporth Community Garden and the Community Fridge are excellent local organisations that uses gardening, food growing and food sharing to help individuals learn new skills, support development, and promote health and well-being. Outdoor activity and reconnecting with nature is important for both our physical and mental health.  The Heart of the Community projects in Aberporth have been promoting such well-being in Aberporth for over 18 months, and it is always a pleasure to visit and speak with staff, volunteers and the people benefitting from their good work.” 


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