Greening Grey Britain Activities and Resources
Get some ideas and inspiration to help you green the grey
Whatever the size of your space, there is a range of things you can do to green up the grey and help boost biodiversity at the same time.
By making just a few small changes to the way you manage your space, you can bring major benefits to the creatures that call it home.
Below you will find a few suggestions for ideas and activities to get you going and we'll be adding more throughout the year. Many of our resources are written to be used in the school grounds but they can also be applied to community areas.
Ideas and resources
You can find a host of tips, tricks, ideas and activities on our resources pages but we have listed a few below to help get your on your way to greening the grey!
Ideas to raise money for your project
Ideas for different types of garden
Activities in the garden
Plant a tree - everything you need to know to add structure to your garden area
How to sow seeds outdoors - a simple method particularly good for veg and hardy annuals
Container gardening - if your greening up a small space, consider growing plants in pots or recycled objects like tin cans and welly boots
Make a wind chime - a great addition to a sensory garden and a way of using recycled materials
Make signs and labels - show off your newly greened area with attractive signs to explain your project and the elements within it
Gardening for wildlife
Once your wildlife garden is established, use these resources to help identify and survey the wildlife that visit:
Find even more ideas and activities on our resource pages.