Articles written by Richard

Tree Planting in West Pilton Park

March 10, 2023 by

This week we were joined by volunteers from Baillie Gifford to plant trees in West Pilton Park. They planted 300 trees which will complete the creation of a new hedge which will run alongside the fence around the park. The group also helped to clear the surrounding area of litter. ... Read More

Plant A Tree – Last Orders

February 23, 2023 by

If you are looking to have a memorial tree planted this year, please note that the latest date to order a new tree for the current tree planting season is February 28th. Any orders placed before this date will be planted in the current season. Any orders placed after this date will be planted in the... Read More

Free Garden Trees at Inch Nursery

February 21, 2023 by

Pick up your free garden tree this week at the Inch Nursery! We will be there from 12pm-3pm on Friday 24th February and 10am-2pm on Saturday 25th February giving away free trees for Edinburgh residents. Just drop-in on the day and get your free tree while stocks last! Find out more at www.tree-time.... Read More

The Queen’s Green Canopy

February 9, 2023 by

ELGT has planted 108 trees in East Lothian as part of the Queen's Green Canopy. The initiative was created to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by planting trees across the UK until the end of the Jubilee year in December 2022. After the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the initiative wa... Read More

300 New Trees in Little France Park

February 2, 2023 by

This week we were joined by staff from Vattenfall for a corporate volunteering session at Little France Park. The team got stuck in and planted 300 new trees, and were rewarded with lovely blue skies and sunshine all afternoon. We planted a mixture of species including Oak, Hazel, Birch, Rowan, and ... Read More

West Lothian Garden Trees

January 27, 2023 by

10 new trees have been planted in residential gardens across West Lothian. These were a mixture of cherry trees and pear trees. ELGT staff planted the new trees and residents have been given guidance on how to care for their new trees going forward to ensure they thrive.  ... Read More

Tree Planting in Little France Park

January 24, 2023 by

There will be a lot of reforesting work taking place in Little France Park during the current tree planting season, with 600 new trees to be planted. This will include a mixture of species such as Oak, Hazel, Birch and Alder. The Creative Action Network in Craigmillar have got us off to a fantastic ... Read More

Last Orders for New Trees

January 16, 2023 by

The latest date to order new trees for this current tree planting season will be February 28th. This enables us to order up trees and get them planted within this tree planting season. All orders placed after this date will be planted in the next tree planting season starting in November 2023. Order... Read More

New Trees in West Pilton Park

December 1, 2022 by

26 new tree standards were planted in West Pilton Park during National Tree Week. They included; lime, maple, birch, pine and plane trees.  ... Read More

West Lothian Tree Time launch

December 1, 2022 by

The West Lothian Tree Time initiative launched during National Tree Week in Livingston. ... Read More

Roper Donation

November 29, 2022 by

Thank you to Clive from Roper Toxicology Consulting Ltd for making a donation to Tree Time. In Vitro Toxicology | Roper Toxicology Consulting Ltd | Edinburgh ( It enabled the planting of over 3o trees at Straiton and was delighted to have him help with the planting. ... Read More

Burness Paull partnership

June 3, 2022 by

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Burness Paull to plant more trees as part of the Queens Green Canopy. We are grateful for the Burness Paull Foundation to enable their staff to donate towards Tree Time. To find out more about the partnership see here.... Read More