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East Pilton Park Trees

September 28, 2023 by

Earlier this year we planted 600 trees in East Pilton Park. Over the summer, many of them had been overgrown by grass and weeds and needed some extra help. Volunteers from LMG recently spent two days helping us weed the area around each of the young trees, giving them space to grow and thrive. ... Read More

Redbraes Park Wee Forest

July 26, 2023 by

It is great to see the Wee Forest at Redbraes Park is doing very well. Yesterday we had a team of enthusiastic volunteers from Intelligent Growth Solutions coming out to weed and maintain the Wee Forest to help ensure it's continued success. The trees were planted by Broughton Primary School back in... Read More

Eco-Bride Support

July 18, 2023 by

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Eco-Bride to help plant more trees across the region. Eco-Bride is a sustainable bridal studio that specializes in designer sample wedding dresses. The studio offers a unique opportunity for environmentally-conscious brides to find their dream dr... Read More

Tree Planting at Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park

April 21, 2023 by

Great to see new trees being planted in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park to help mitigate against climate change and to restore nature. ... Read More

Tree Planting by Saughton Tram Stop

April 3, 2023 by

Last Friday a team of volunteers from the Civil Service Sports Council planted 200 new trees at Saughton Tram Stop, completing the three new woodland compartments in this area. With the tree planting season now coming to an end, it was great to see the final tree planting for this project being comp... Read More

Launch of Tree Time in East Lothian

March 30, 2023 by

Delighted to launch the Tree Time initiative in East Lothian with the Provost John McMillian at St Marys Church in Haddington. Charlie Cumming, Chief Executive, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust said: “Urban trees are crucial in providing green corridors and make up some of East Lot... Read More

500 Trees in East Pilton Park

March 17, 2023 by

This week corporate volunteers from Amazon helped us plant 500 new trees in East Pilton Park. This has resulted in three new woodland compartments including a mixture of species such as birch, hazel, hawthorn, aspen, oak, holly, yew, elder, alder, and crab apple. We mostly planted whips but 15 older... Read More

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