Articles written by Richard

New Trees at Hailes Quarry Park

January 24, 2017 by

Children from the Clovenstone Community Centre have been planting willow, alder and aspen with funding from TransPennie Express community fund.... Read More

New Trees at Little France

December 20, 2016 by

As part of the new park and active travel route, new trees have been put in at Little France ... Read More

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

New Trees at Hunters Tryst

December 6, 2016 by

Thanks to the families that helped out planting new trees at Hunter's Tryst as part of the woodland renewal project. ... Read More

Davidson Mains Park

November 21, 2016 by

350 native trees have been planted in Davidson Mains Park... Read More

New Orchard of Fruit Trees

November 18, 2016 by

Thanks to the 15 children and adult volunteers who helped plant up 10 apple trees at Moredun Library today. ... Read More

New community orchard at Moredun Library

November 3, 2016 by

New fruit trees and spring bulbs are to be planted around the library building at Moredun as part of a community project on Friday 18th Nov at 12.30pm.... Read More

Covenanters Woodland Activites

November 1, 2016 by

The woods around Edinburgh are regularly being used to provide activities for school groups which helps children engage with nature and keeps them active.            ... Read More

New Trees for Hunters Tryst

October 26, 2016 by

Volunteers are being recruited to help plant new trees in Hunters Tryst in South West Edinburgh. This is part of a larger project to help improve the woodlands in the area. The dates for the activity are: Tuesday 29th November from 3pm to 4.30pm Thursday 1st December from 10am to 12pm Sa... Read More

New planting for Redford Woods

October 26, 2016 by

Recently there has been bulb planting of 1400 snow drops and bluebells in Redford woods with local volunteers which is part of a larger project to rejuvenate the woodlands in the area   ... Read More

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

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