Community Orchard FAQs

Create an outdoor hub for your community – a space filled with fruit trees and native plants, where people of all ages can come together.

Check out #BacktoNature on social media for all the latest updates.

And, if you have any questions about the FAQs below, please contact the Local Places for Nature team.

Due to the tree planting season, the deadline for this year’s Community Orchard Packages was 27 October. However, the good news is we will have more Community Orchard Packages to give away in 2024!

You can still apply for a Community Orchard, but please note that your application won’t be processed until autumn next year.


Please read the following before submitting your application

Each package is pre-determined so you will receive ALL the items listed . Please ensure you have enough space to fit and store all the necessary items before you apply.

Your local Keep Wales Tidy project officer will agree a work plan and delivery schedule with you, but you will need to be available to accept deliveries of all items below as agreed.

Keep reading for our other essential requirements. 

Community orchard items Delivery method
12x trees including stakes, guards etc Courier
320x native bulbsPostal
2x bug boxes and 2x hedgehog boxesLarge box courier
2x recycled plastic benches Pallet
2x pruning saws, extendable lopper, bulb planter, secateurs, 2x rakes, watering can, wheelbarrow, 10x pairs of glovesLarge box courier
Water buttCourier
2x guidance books Postal
Essential requirements, eligibility and application process
Insurance and landowner permission
The site and involvement of volunteers
More on our packages