The Queen has invited people across the United Kingdom to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee.”
TB Davies wanted to celebrate this historic milestone by participating in The Queens Greens Canopy (QGC) and planting a native tree in our company garden. TB Davies was founded in 1945, a few years before the coronation of the Queen in 1953. Since then, governments have come and gone, but the Queen’s dedication and hard work have been an inspiration that the company wanted to recognise by participating in the scheme.
Matthew Gray, SHEQ Director, said, “Some years back, I planted a hawthorn tree in my garden at home, and it is constantly full of birds and their delightful chatter. The new addition to our garden will provide shelter and roosting for the local songbirds. With its summer flowers feeding the bees and the winter berries feeding the birds, it will benefit local biodiversity, our staff and the local community.”
The scheme’s official website says: With a focus on planting sustainably, the QGC will encourage the planting of trees to create a legacy in honour of The Queen’s leadership of the Nation, which will benefit future generations.
Matthew Gray, continued, “TB Davies takes pride in its environment and constantly looks for ways to help and encourage wildlife and biodiversity on the 3.5-acre site.”
“We decided to plant a species variant that will be good for insects, birds and wildlife. It will also provide good colour through flowers in early summer and provide staff with a boost through stunning autumn colours.”
This October, we plan to add this tree to The Queens Green Canopy Map so that it can be logged and be visible on the map with a unique number.
To find out how you can get involved, click here