Conservative support sought for Greening the UK

The HTA-backed Greening the UK campaign will aim to win over delegates to the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, which starts today.

The Human Shrub - photo:HTA
The Human Shrub - photo:HTA

The campaign will be publicised on Wednesday when the Colchester-based "guerrilla gardener" The Human Shrub will plant up containers outside Manchester Town Hall, with shadow cabinet members invited to attend.

Greening the UK, which promotes increased planting in public landscapes, has already received support from the Lib Dems following the party's conference last month.

 

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