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  • December 2021: Edinburgh's third Wee Forest is planted (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

    December 2021: Edinburgh's third Wee Forest is planted (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

  • December 2021: Volunteers planting the tree saplings (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

    December 2021: Volunteers planting the tree saplings (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

  • December 2021: Volunteers planting the tree saplings (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

    December 2021: Volunteers planting the tree saplings (Photo credit The City of Edinburgh Council)

  • June 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo Credit: Earthwatch Europe)

    June 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo Credit: Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 03 December 2021

East Pilton Park

Location: Edinburgh

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Edinburgh's third Wee Forest was planted on 3 December 2021 by employees of BlackRock and local volunteers. It was funded by BlackRock, in collaboration with City of Edinburgh Council who provided the land. There is an outdoor classroom area that can be used by both schools and local residents.

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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Volunteer Group
Planting
Date:
03 December 2021
Planted
Area:
200m2
Classroom
Area:
16m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest:Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris) | Bilberry(Vaccinium myrtillus) | Birch, downy(Betula pubescens) | Birch, silver(Betula pendula) | Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa) | Cherry, wild(Prunus avium) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Elm, wych(Ulmus glabra) | Guelder, rose(Viburnum opulus) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Heather(Calluna vulgaris) | Holly(Ilex aquifolium) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Juniper(Juniperus communis) | Oak, english(Quercus robur) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Pine, scots(Pinus sylvestris) | Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • East Pilton Park
  • Edinburgh
  • EH5 2HX
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 55.973627,-3.226764
  • 0131 6081100

Landowner: