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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

East Lothian Tree Planting

April 22, 2022 by

Thanks to support from Charles River there were 10 new street trees planted in East Lothian as part of the Queens Green Canopy. 9 team members based at Tranent did a great job in helping to plant them up. One of the team said "It was the best possible weather and people had a lot of fun... Read More

Wee Forest

April 22, 2022 by

It has been great to see local communities getting involved in planting up 'Wee Forests' across the region. Wee Forests is the Scottish name for TinyForests®, part of a global community of practice based on the methods of Japanese Botanist Akiri Miyawaki. The ‘Miyawaki Method’ encourages accel... Read More

New Dedication Trees

December 17, 2021 by

Over 26 new dedication trees have been planted across the city over the past month. We have received some great feedback from the donors which include.   "The tree looks brilliant",               "The tree is absolutely pe... Read More

Good Neighbour Award

December 2, 2021 by

Two Edinburgh ‘Good Neighbours’ have been recognised with a commemorative Tree Time plaque unveiled in their honour in Craigmillar Town Centre in recognition of their work and the support they give their local communities. The City of Edinburgh Council’s Good Neighbour Awards, established i... Read More