Garden centre to give away 2,016 trees

Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre at Monkton Heathfield in Taunton invited schools, charities, village organisations and community groups to nominate themselves for the annual giveaway scheme.

Plant manager Andrew Pitman said: "We have held our sapling giveaway every year and it is always extremely popular. This year’s giveaway has once again been hugely successful and we had lots of people come forwards for the free trees.


"We were particularly interested to hear from people who were working on wildlife projects as we believe protecting wildlife is extremely important and want to encourage more people to provide shelter and food for various animals."


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