Articles written by Richard

Little France Tree Planting

April 12, 2018 by

Thanks to funding from Trees For Cities, The Scottish Government and The European Union we were able to plant 7000 trees at Little France Park. This included the following species English oak (Quercus robur), Sessile oak (Quercus petrea),   Silver birch (Betula pendula),  Downy birch (Betula p... Read More

Hailes Quarry Park Tree Planting

November 29, 2017 by

Thanks to funding from Postcode Local Trust we have been able to plant more trees around the wetland area at Hailes Quarry Park as part of a larger improvement project. Longstone Primary have been planting a variety of Aspen , Willow and Alder saplings in the last couple of weeks and look forward to... Read More

West Pilton Park

November 22, 2017 by

New trees have just gone in to West Pilton Park thanks to funding from the Postcode Local Trust following a community consultation. It was great to see the local community and Cllr Doran getting involved. ... Read More

Edinburgh Living Landscape Website Launch

July 6, 2017 by

The Edinburgh Living Landscape website has now been launched and can be found at www.edinburghlivinglandscape.org.uk. The Living Landscape is a network for nature in our city. It is crucial for the future health, happiness and wellbeing of people and wildlife. The programme will demonstrate th... Read More

New Trees at Conference Square

April 27, 2017 by

We have installed 3 new trees in Conference Square in the business area in the west end thanks to funding from a trust. This will add to the planters that are in the square to try to green the grey. ... Read More

West Pilton Park Consultation

April 13, 2017 by

Thanks to all the people that fed in their thoughts on the type and location of the new trees planned for West Pilton Park following funding from the Postcode Lottery Local Trust. We will now formulate a design with the friends of the park and local authority with an aim to get them in for November ... Read More

20th Anniversary of Craigmillar Millennium Woods

March 30, 2017 by

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) enlisted the help of local school children to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Millennium Woodlands at Craigmillar Castle Park on Wednesday 29th March. 3 new trees were planted around the adventure playground off Old Dalkeith Road. In 1996 the... Read More

New Trees at Hunters Tryst

February 23, 2017 by

New trees were planted at Hunters Tryst with the help of local volunteers.  ... Read More

New Trees in Meadows

February 23, 2017 by

3 new trees have been planted in the meadows as part of the plant-a-tree event in middle meadow walk. The event launched Sustain.ED which is Edinburgh's first city wide green festival in association with Edinburgh University Students Association, The University of Edinburgh and the City of Edinburgh... Read More

New Trees at Hailes Quarry Park

January 24, 2017 by

Children from the Clovenstone Community Centre have been planting willow, alder and aspen with funding from TransPennie Express community fund.... Read More

New Trees at Little France

December 20, 2016 by

As part of the new park and active travel route, new trees have been put in at Little France ... Read More

New Trees at Buttercup Farm Park

December 12, 2016 by

As part of the development of the new park at buttercup farm park a selection of new trees have gone in which include 3 Redwoods, 3 Cedars and 3 Oaks. 4 Lime and 2 Cherries were also replaced    ... Read More