With nature as our guide, we are committed to connecting both people and communities, creating a more supportive, adaptable, resilient and resourceful environment for every living thing. 

Become an Outside Lives Volunteer

There are a number of ways to volunteer with Outside Lives, all of which are sustainable, meaningful, and purposeful, providing a positive impact on the community.


Author: Will Rossi

Our Story

Outside Lives was established in 2018. Find out a brief history on why and how it was formed from our founder, Lucy Powell.


Author: Will Rossi


  • Our Plant Swap Made The Papers!

    Our Community Plant & Seed Swap was covered in the Flintshire Leader over the May Bank Holiday weekend - 'successful plant swap initiative to promote positive well being' - you can read more about it here! Read more

  • Outside Lives Raffle

    Now things are relaxing a little, we need to start thinking about ways of generating much needed funds to enable us to continue to bring new and exciting community projects to you all moving forward, starting with an Outside Lives RAFFLE on Friday, July 2nd from 6pm! Read more

  • Create Your Own Plant Swap Table

    We've recently put together and distributed five plant swap tables in our local area as part of our Community Plant & Seed Swap initiative. Why not have a go at creating your own? Read more