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Go Green this Black Friday

November 27, 2020 by

Forget Black Friday and join Tree Time by celebrating Green Friday instead. On November 27th we are encouraging people to avoid the Black Friday frenzy and to shop more sustainably and more responsibly. Shop in a way that makes a positive impact rather than acquiring unnecessary items that dama... Read More

Gift a tree with Tree Time

November 17, 2020 by

Gift a tree in memory or in celebration of a loved one today and help support us in reaching our aim of planting a million trees in Edinburgh by 2030. Donating to Tree Time is a lovely way to celebrate a new baby, a birthday, anniversary, or memory of a loved one. It is also an unusual, yet lasti... Read More

Help raise funds for Tree Time.

September 17, 2020 by

Tree Time Tree Time is a great way to help replace the trees that have been lost in your local streets. Your local community will be contributing to help create a greener and healthier place for Edinburgh residents. Now is the time to be ordering new trees so they can be planted between November ... Read More

New Tree Feedback

September 11, 2020 by

We received some lovely feedback from residents who fundraised to get trees planted in their local neighbourhood. “I noticed that through Tree Time, new trees had been planted in the surrounding streets and thought it was a fantastic initiative. A large tree was taken down outside my house many... Read More

New Trees Feedback

May 6, 2020 by

We were delighted to receive some feedback from local residents about the new trees that have been planted in Boswall. "We just wanted to say thank you for the new trees on our street and surrounding streets! We are very glad to see them as the existing trees are quite mature and our area would n... Read More

New Street Trees

March 16, 2020 by

New street trees have been planted across the city thanks to funding from donations through Tree Time. These images are from new street trees in Craiglockhart Road. Here are locations of the new trees that have been planted under Tree Time Tree Planting Maps... Read More

Valentines day Facebook campaign success

February 6, 2020 by

We’ve reached over 8,700 people so far with our Valentines Tree Time campaign Facebook advert which has had 55 likes and loves from people on Facebook who just really like our post. Help us to raise more money for our incredibly important Tree Time campaign. And you can check us out on Facebook... Read More

New Street Tree Planting Underway

January 31, 2020 by

Today we planted trees on Stevenson Drive in the Saughton area, with over £30,000 raised since the launch it's a fantastic way to celebrate our success. Joined by Culture and Communities Convenor Councillor Donald Wilson and ELGT Chair  Kate Broughton, we planted two trees which in this urban a... Read More

Christmas Campaign

December 16, 2019 by

There is still time to make a donation to Tree Time which makes an ideal Christmas gift. We’ll send you a personalised donation certificate as thanks for your support. You can also adopt a tree or donate towards a new tree being planted which include a personal plaque. You may have seen this ad... Read More

Earth be Glad fair at St Johns Church

November 8, 2019 by

We all know how important trees are for our health and well being and St Johns kindly allowed us to have a stall promoting our important work. We had some amazing feedback from one supporter who thanked us after adopting a Weeping Ash tree in Saughton Park with a plaque dedicated to the memory of... Read More

Let’s Ride event

November 8, 2019 by

The 'Lets Ride' event in the Meadows was a great success and enabled us to speak to many people about the importance of protecting Edinburgh's trees. We were delighted to promote Tree Time to cycling enthusiasts, the benefits of keeping Edinburgh green are well known to cyclists who use its roads... Read More

Donations and stories

August 6, 2019 by

Thank you to those who have donated. We now have a number of trees that have been adopted but there are still plenty available. If you have a story about a particular tree then please let us know as we are keen to find out about why they are important to you.... Read More