Case study: Elkstone parish church

Elkstone parish church has recently been caring for creation by implementing various projects  in the churchyard including bug hotels, wildflower meadows, tree planting and felling as well as building an eco-loo; all of which are described in this 5-minute video.  

 

 


Caring for God's acre
Our mission is to champion the conservation of churchyards and burial sites across the British Isles

Dean Meadows Group
A group of experts on wild flower meadows based in the Royal Forest of Dean

Gardening for mental health
The Green Health Awards and how to use your parish church's outdoor spaces for mental health and wellbeing in the community.

Gloucestershire WildLife Trust
Resources available to create a wildlife garden

The Allen Scythe
The Allen Scythe is ideal for cutting long grass in churchyards but has potential for injury and better if subcontracted to a professional...