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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