Restoring nature

Exquisite, elegant and often spectacular it’s no wonder people often assume that orchids are exotic species.

And whilst its true most orchids grow in tropical forests, over fifty are native to the British Isles.

Sadly their beauty has not guaranteed their safety, as Trevor Dines explains:

Plantlife has a mission to restore...





Road verges



Arable margins


None of this is possible without your help

Your donation would fund our conservation work extending and improving grassland habitat, managing woodland areas, and improving grazing patterns.

It costs £80,000 a year to protect and improve our reserves so they can continue to be sanctuaries for orchids. On top of that, your donations fund conservation work that create the right conditions for these fabulous plants to grow.

Please give what you can so we can preserve these orchids for future generations to enjoy.