Introduction

This section includes a wide range of ideas for nature activities that you may want to deliver with your group. Partners have freely shared their resources so that green social prescribing activity can be delivered in more places by more people.

If you have any resources that you would like to share with others and include in this section, please send them to natureforhealth@cityoftrees.org.uk

Resources

Mental Health Foundation – Nature Activity Pack

Mental Health Foundation – Nature Journal

Mental Health Foundation & WWF – Thriving With Nature, a guide for everyone

Wildlife Trust – 30 Days Wild

Wildlife Trust – Myplace Nature & Wellbeing Programme

Naturally Birmingham – User Wellbeing Guide

Groundwork – What to Grow Each Month

Groundwork – Companion Planting

Groundwork – Create a rain garden planter in your community

Groundwork – How to create a mini forest in your community

Groundwork – How to create a living pallet wall in your community

Groundwork – How to create a green roof in your community

The Wildlife Trust – How to plant a tree

The Wildlife Trust – How to grow a wildlife-friendly vegetable garden

The Wildlife Trust – How to create a herb garden for wildlife

The Wildlife Trust – How to create a container garden for wildlife

The Wildlife Trust – How to make a shrub garden for wildlife

The Wildlife Trust – How to make a seed bomb

The Wildlife Trust – How to build a hedgehog home

The Wildlife Trust – How to make a bee hotel

The Wildlife Trust – How to make a log shelter

The Wildlife Trust – How to build a bat box

The Wildlife Trust – How to create a vertical garden

Seasonal Activities – Autumn/Winter

Groundwork – How to make a Bug Hotel

Groundwork – Growing Garlic

Groundwork – What is Healthy Soil?

Groundwork – Soil Jar Test

Wildlife Trust – How to Build a Bug Hotel

Seasonal Activities – Spring/Summer

Groundwork – Growing & Using Lavender

Groundwork – Growing & Using Rosemary

Groundwork – Planting Potatoes in Grow Sacks

Groundwork – Potato Mounding

Groundwork – Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Groundwork – Pressing Flowers

Groundwork – Making Wildflower Seed Bombs

Groundwork – Seed Storage Viability

Ryder Brow Community Allotment – Methods & Timings for Saving Seeds

Templates

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