Celebration Day: Times readers invited to plant tree in honour of loved ones
5,000 trees available in partnership with the National Trust
Britons who have lost loved ones are invited to give them a “living legacy” by planting trees in a dedicated woodland to mark Celebration Day this Sunday.
The National Trust has partnered with The Times to promote the new day of remembrance on May 28, backed by celebrities including Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry and Arlene Phillips.
Five-thousand trees are available exclusively to Times readers, who can sign up from today to grow a tree in memory of a friend or family member at a site near Dunham Massey in Greater Manchester.
Joanna Sedley-Burke will plant a tree for her late wife, Paula, right
Native broadleaves such as oak, beech, hornbeam and lime, as well as wildlife-rich shrub species such as hawthorn, blackthorn and hazel, will be planted by the trust’s rangers and experts. In some places,