Starter package FAQs

We’re offering starter packages to create, restore and enhance local places for nature.

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.

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. 

Urban Garden itemsUrban Garden quantitiesFruit and Herb Garden itemsFruit and Herb Garden quantitiesPollinator Garden itemsPollinator Garden quantities
Powder-coated, aluminium planter with trellis (2000mm x 1000mm x 400mm)1Fruit trees (including slow-release fertiliser, mycorrhizal powder, guards and ties)5Wildflower seeds for butterflies and bumblebees (grams)60
Native climbing plants (one litre)6Plants – soft fruit bushes (canes)10Butterfly plants – 9cm20
Native plug plants50Plants – mix of herbs and pollinator friendly species10Native bulbs80
Shrubs (20-60cm)2Seeds – 100% butterfly and bee wildflower mix (grams)100Lavender pots (three litres)3
Peat-free compost (litres)200Book (fruit tree handbook)1Shrubs (three litres)3
Topsoil (litres)400Peat-free compost (litres)200Climbing plants (two litres)2
20mm gravel for drainage of the bed (kg)100Large hand tools (fork, spade)2Raised bed (2400mm x 1220mm x 280mm)1
Small hand tools (secateur, trowel)2Small hand tools (secateurs, trowel)2Bird feeder, hook and seed (12.75kg)1
Safety, grip gloves (pairs)5Gloves (pairs)10Guidance docs, including ID sheet1
Bug hotel (flat pack)1Bug hotel1
Peat-free compost (litres)100
Topsoil (litres)100
Trellis1
Large hand tools (fork, spade)2
Small hand tools (secateurs, trowel)3
Gloves (pairs)10
Essential requirements, eligibility and application process
Insurance and landowner permission
The site and involvement of volunteers
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