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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

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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

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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

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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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Flagship trees for landmark locations

March 18, 2015 by

Edinburgh’s urban cityscape depends on large, majestic trees in prominent locations. But it takes many years for a tree to reach its full height and to be of a size to replace a 150 year old tree in a park or to look impressive on a street corner. It can cost as much as £1,500 to plant a tree ... Read More