Tree Time News

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

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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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Scottish Funding Council supporting Tree Time

June 3, 2015 by

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is the latest organisation to sign up to Tree Time Edinburgh, showing their commitment to the city by contributing more trees for Edinburgh’s cityscape as well as donating a team of staff volunteers to help community projects. SFC’s support means 30 trees wi... Read More

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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, first supporters of Tree Time Edinburgh

March 19, 2015 by

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre is the first Edinburgh company to sign up to Tree Time Edinburgh, by financing 150 trees, including two flagship trees to be planted in prominent landmark locations. The hotel hosted the launch of Tree Time in their penthouse suite, overlooking the iconi... Read More