Articles written by Richard

Donations coming in

June 21, 2019 by

Thank you to those that have made a recent donation towards Tree Time. We will keep you posted on where and when new trees will be planted.... Read More

Tree Time Launch

June 18, 2019 by

Thank you to Flora Stevenson Nursery, Cllr Cammy Day, Tim Hall and Professor Alan Spence for helping us with the launch of Tree Time. Charlie Cumming, Chief Executive, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust said: “Urban trees are crucial in providing green corridors and make up some of ... Read More

Thank you to our supporters

June 18, 2019 by

Thank you to the support from City of Edinburgh Council, Woodland Trust and The Mushroom Trust who have helped make a contribution to the development and promotion of Tree Time... Read More

New fruit trees at Hailes Quarry Park

March 12, 2019 by

With the help of an eager volunteer we planted a lovely apple and plum tree orchard in Hailes Quarry Park funded by the Mushroom Trust. We're looking forward to them bearing fruit in a couple of years, hopefully they will become a great resource for the local community. ... Read More

New trees for Pilrig Park

March 12, 2019 by

Thanks to funding from the Mushroom Trust we have been able to plant 3 new beautiful Red Oaks in Pilrig Park. ... Read More

Little France Tree Planting

April 12, 2018 by

Thanks to funding from Trees For Cities, The Scottish Government and The European Union we were able to plant 7000 trees at Little France Park. This included the following species English oak (Quercus robur), Sessile oak (Quercus petrea),   Silver birch (Betula pendula),  Downy birch (Betula p... Read More

Hailes Quarry Park Tree Planting

November 29, 2017 by

Thanks to funding from Postcode Local Trust we have been able to plant more trees around the wetland area at Hailes Quarry Park as part of a larger improvement project. Longstone Primary have been planting a variety of Aspen , Willow and Alder saplings in the last couple of weeks and look forward to... Read More

West Pilton Park

November 22, 2017 by

New trees have just gone in to West Pilton Park thanks to funding from the Postcode Local Trust following a community consultation. It was great to see the local community and Cllr Doran getting involved. ... Read More

Edinburgh Living Landscape Website Launch

July 6, 2017 by

The Edinburgh Living Landscape website has now been launched and can be found at The Living Landscape is a network for nature in our city. It is crucial for the future health, happiness and wellbeing of people and wildlife. The programme will demonstrate th... Read More

New Trees at Conference Square

April 27, 2017 by

We have installed 3 new trees in Conference Square in the business area in the west end thanks to funding from a trust. This will add to the planters that are in the square to try to green the grey. ... Read More

West Pilton Park Consultation

April 13, 2017 by

Thanks to all the people that fed in their thoughts on the type and location of the new trees planned for West Pilton Park following funding from the Postcode Lottery Local Trust. We will now formulate a design with the friends of the park and local authority with an aim to get them in for November ... Read More

20th Anniversary of Craigmillar Millennium Woods

March 30, 2017 by

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) enlisted the help of local school children to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Millennium Woodlands at Craigmillar Castle Park on Wednesday 29th March. 3 new trees were planted around the adventure playground off Old Dalkeith Road. In 1996 the... Read More