We support gardening initiatives in refugee communities as a way to restore dignity, purpose, and cultural identity. We help bring people together through the provision of seeds and plants, garden competitions, and education centres.

See some of the recent press about our garden at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show here

 

In 2018 we will sponsor a garden at Chelsea Flower Show to bring our refugee work to a new audience.

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Our annual garden competitions and festivals help promote and encourage home gardens and food production.

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Explore refugee homes lives and stories from Domiz camp in film and interactive media

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Collected together here are our publications, including newsletters, brochures, and academic writing

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Through our concept of the demonstration garden we are developing new approaches to urban agriculture in the heart of communities

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Our concept of the Crisis Response Gardens means seeds and tools reach the front line of crisis response

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Read about our work with refugee communities in the USA, Uganda and Jordan

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Urban Agriculture, Greening Innovation and Forced Displacement are important concepts which underpin our work.

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Partnership is a key principle of all our work, from local communities, to national and international organisations

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Lemon Tree Trust announces new projects in Greece to mark World Refugee Day weeks after first ever ‘refugee garden’ at RHS Chelsea Flower Show A month after our refugee-inspired garden was showcased at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London, a first in the show’s 150 year history, we are pleased to announce we have … Continued

The Lemon Tree Trust garden at Chelsea has been featured in press.

Celebrated Syrian born musician Maya Youssef performed tracks from her debut album on the Lemon Tree Trust Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Monday 21 May. Maya is a virtuoso of the qānūn, a traditional Syrian stringed zither. Her album, ‘Syrian Dreams’, represents her personal journey through the six years of war in Syria. Maya says: … Continued