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December 7, 2023

We’ve made it easier to spread the joy of gardening this Christmas.   When you make a donation to Lemon Tree Trust on behalf of someone special, you can send them our new downloadable design, accompanied by your own personalised message.   How it works STEP 1: First, make a donation to Lemon Tree Trust via JustGiving … Continued

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November 30, 2023

Our cooking competitions returned this year with 450 talented cooks whipping up mouth-watering meals in their home kitchens across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  The competitions showcased all the delicious produce being grown in home and community gardens and the many nutritious dishes that can be made when combined with ingredients sourced locally. Despite limited … Continued

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October 4, 2023

To celebrate the completion of the extension to the Azadi Community Garden in Domiz 1 camp, and to officially open the space, we organised a small opening ceremony and party.   All our new gardeners, who have been given a new raised bed in the extended area, were invited to join our celebration, along with our … Continued

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September 22, 2023

You did it! 🥳 Thanks to your generous donations, our Community Garden Appeal raised £3,662 GBP ($4,530 USD). Plus, every donation has been matched by one of our most generous supporters, meaning the appeal raised an incredible £7,324 GDP ($9,060 USD). Thank you so much. And we loved receiving your messages of support throughout our … Continued

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September 1, 2023

Every year, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, our garden competitions shine a light on the green thumbs and resilient spirits of camp residents. Home gardens in refugee and IDP (internally displaced people) camps are more than just plots of land; they represent resilience, creativity, and a connection to a gardener’s past. Here are some … Continued

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August 30, 2023

Lemon Tree Trust (LTT) has awarded 162 winning gardens in its annual garden competitions this year – 63 more prizes than last year.    Competitions took place in nine refugee and IDP (internally displaced people) camps across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq again this year with 18 gardens from each camp being awarded prizes.  To take … Continued

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