Owner of Brixworth-based Orange and Black Coffee Co, Iain Welters, is planting an avenue of more then 100 oak, beech and blackthorn trees on Sunday, January 30 in Brixworth Country Park.
The new avenue of trees overlooking Pitsford Reservoir will be named 'The Queen's Royal Jubilee Avenue' to support the Queen's Green Canopy (CGC) initiative.Iain said: "As we all recoil and reflect on the effects of Covid-19 from the last two years, some have been lucky and some not so, but I have been determined from the beginning that we learn and make small active and sustainable changes for our health and the environment to help put a bit back routinely as part of our daily default setting.
"We hope you enjoy a couple of hours of time in our stunning Northamptonshire countryside even if just for a few moments to just get one tree in. Many small changes making a big difference."
The avenue was initially going to be planted last month on Sunday, December 19 but it had to be postponed because of a positive Covid test.
The avenue will now be planted this Sunday (January 30) along with even more trees as part of Iain's regular tree-planting programme that has seen over 560 indigenous hardwood trees planted across the county since November 2020.
Iain, who grew up on a farm in Scotland and has worked as an architectural designer, has helped to plant hundreds of native beech, birch, rowan and maple trees at Brixworth Country Park with the help of volunteers, park rangers and donations from the local community.
Over the last year, Iain's initiative has gained momentum with people donating land for him to plant trees on, a growing number of regular volunteers who come along and help as well as businesses and social media influencers offering to plant a tree with every purchase of their product.
Iain's daughter, who gives psychic readings, plants a tree for every reading she gives.
The tree planting initiative even offers to plant trees for loved ones, who have passed away. The trees can be tagged and then a photo will be taken of them, which will then be uploaded to the Orange and Black Coffee Co website.
Residents, who want to join Iain's latest planting session is asked to meet at Brixworth Country Park's main car park at 12pm on Sunday, January 30.
Find out more by visiting www.orangeandblackcoffee.co.uk.