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Annual garden competitions

The Lemon Tree Trust runs annual home garden competitions in refugee and IDP camps across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to increase awareness about the benefits of gardening and to encourage food growing.

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Garden of the Month

This monthly award showcases the innovation and creativity of war gardeners throughout the year. ⁣⁣We look for creative flair, a passion for gardening, innovative planting ideas and a commitment to filling the available space with plants.

 

At this time of year when the weather is turning colder in refugee and IDP (internally displaced people) camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, our gardening activities are more important than ever to bring people together and give them hope for their futures. That’s why, this Christmas, we have launched a special appeal, where … Continued

For the last few winters, the road linking the four sections of the Azadi Community Garden in Domiz 1 camp has become extremely waterlogged. Heavy winter rains often wash away the top layer, leaving deep ruts in both sides and with each heavy rainfall, the roads become fast flowing streams and in the case of … Continued

We’ve set up a mini library in our lounge area of the Azadi Community Garden in Domiz 1 camp. It’s a small way we can help our children to grow and flourish.  Right now we only have a few books in our cabinet but we will continue to add to our small collection so that … Continued