Dobbies’ Dundee store spreads Christmas cheer with real tree donations

Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre, is spreading Christmas joy to local schools and nursery groups with real tree donations as part of its Not Your Average Community campaign, in partnership with sustainable real tree grower, Needlefresh.

Friday, 20th October 2023, 3:29pm
Dobbies’ Dundee store spreads Christmas cheer with real tree donations

Set to twinkle corridors and delight children with yuletide cheer, Dobbies’ Dundee store will be donating Nordmann Fir Christmas trees to local schools and nurseries to create a centrepiece for celebrations and is now welcoming nominations.

All of Dobbies’ Christmas trees are sustainably grown in environmentally managed fields across Scotland where the growing team do everything from planting, pruning and harvesting by hand to reduce the impact on surrounding environment, wildlife and plants.

Dobbies’ CSR and Community Communications Executive, Chloë Bell, has been delivering Dobbies’ Not Your Average Community campaign for two years and is excited announce this year’s focus.

She said: “Community is at the core of Christmas at Dobbies and we love sharing the festive joy with those around us.

"We want to help create Christmas magic in local schools and nurseries in Dundee and hope that through the tree donations with Needlefresh, kids can come together, decorate the tree and make memories.”

Nominations are now open. Entries close on Wednesday, October25 and successful applicants will be contacted in November to arrange a date to collect a Nordmann Fir tree from their local store.

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