A good nursery will protect young trees and provide them with the best possible conditions for survival and growth. Designed in the right way, even a very basic nursery can provide you with the space and facilities needed to grow your target number, size and quality of trees.

Gail Scott, Ya’axché Conservation Trust, and David Gill, Fauna & Flora International, created this brief to provides guidance on (a) how to design and set-up a basic nursery and (b) how to plan and manage nursery operations (from watering and weeding plants, to keeping records of their survival and growth).

Download the brief here.

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