Our mission is to inspire, support and collaborate with people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes, to create community and opportunity through gardening.

With your support we can bring beauty, dignity and opportunity to communities left ravaged by the effects of war. Every donation we receive directly supports gardening projects and initiatives in refugee and internally displaced people communities.

  • $10 could give 10 families a home garden seed kit to help them start to grow food and flowers at their shelter
  • $100 could provide 4 schools with a Children’s Garden Starter Kit for classrooms
  • $1,000 could purchase a new polytunnel for one of our community gardens
  • $10,000 could support the creation of a new community garden

We are working to achieve a world in which every person who has been forcibly displaced has access to a garden and has the means and knowledge to grow.

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We have awarded prizes to 72 winning gardens in our 2021 Lemon Tree Trust (LTT) annual garden competitions. LTT competitions took place in a record nine camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), despite ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. Winners have received cash prizes and gifts of seeds and plants, and all participants have received certificates.  … Continued

Land restoration in refugee camps and wider communities has enormous potential to enhance the living conditions of forcibly displaced people and the ecosystems of war-torn regions. To coincide with the official launch of the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration and World Environment Day on 5 June 2021, we were delighted to take part in a ‘Refugees and Restoration’ roundtable … Continued

Ahmed Ibrahim Ismail lives in the Azar neighbourhood of Domiz 2 camp. “I have a humble garden in my house, and I started working on it with my children two years ago. We have spent many good times in it, especially during the curfew for the coronavirus.⁣  ⁣“My garden contains 20 different types of roses and … Continued