It is a small plot of green land, no bigger than a tennis court and in the middle of an Oxfordshire housing estate, which an untrained observer might not give a second glance.
But this innocuous little patch of Witney close to the A40 may, it seems, be the unlikely birthplace of an environmental revolution set to transform neighbourhoods across the UK, including in London, Glasgow and Birmingham, from this year on. Albeit, in a very mini way.
Some 600 saplings have been tightly planted at this council-owned site for what will become the country’s first ever Tiny Forest.
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