Edinburgh’s Trees

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Big trees for a big park

December 7, 2015 by

It is tree-planting season, and so Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust grabbed a small break in last week's rain to put 29 big specimens in Hailes Quarry Park - including some living fossils. Six of the trees are the conker tree horse chestnut - important to plant as this species is threate... Read More

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Let’s re-forest Forrest Road

November 19, 2015 by

[caption id="attachment_427" align="alignleft" width="250"] Forrest Road sunset www.soulacuity.com[/caption] Forrest Road is the Old Town’s only tree-lined street. The trees were planted as a way of extending Middle Meadow Walk right into the built-up heart of the city centre, stopping at the l... Read More

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Edinburgh trees in yellow and red (also green)

June 1, 2015 by

Trees are green, but it's their many other colours at different times of the year that make them stand out. Edinburgh's labernum trees come into their own in May and June, rarely noticed the rest of the year, and this year they are especially spectacularly yellow, especially against the red and b... Read More

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Some of Edinburgh’s iconic trees

March 19, 2015 by

Which is your favourite? Edinburgh is home to 638,000 trees. [gallery ids="282,27,24,"]  ... Read More