Tree Time News

Covenanters Woodland Activites

November 1, 2016 by

The woods around Edinburgh are regularly being used to provide activities for school groups which helps children engage with nature and keeps them active.            ... Read More

New Trees for Hunters Tryst

October 26, 2016 by

Volunteers are being recruited to help plant new trees in Hunters Tryst in South West Edinburgh. This is part of a larger project to help improve the woodlands in the area. The dates for the activity are: Tuesday 29th November from 3pm to 4.30pm Thursday 1st December from 10am to 12pm Sa... Read More

New planting for Redford Woods

October 26, 2016 by

Recently there has been bulb planting of 1400 snow drops and bluebells in Redford woods with local volunteers which is part of a larger project to rejuvenate the woodlands in the area   ... Read More

Request from the public for more trees

September 5, 2016 by

A recent visitor to Edinburgh contacted Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust who was worried about the stately elm and ash trees in key locations in parks and gardens. They noticed that parts of the Meadows and Bruntsfield links were depleted of trees due to storm damage and wondered why it was... Read More

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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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You need soup – Edinburgh needs trees

November 19, 2015 by

Union of Genius, Scotland's first soup cafe, is the first Old Town business to support Tree Time Edinburgh for trees on Forrest Road. [caption id="attachment_367" align="alignright" width="250"] unionofgenius.com[/caption] Forrest Road's trees extend the green walkway of Middle Meadow Walk rig... Read More