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  • November 2021: Thatcham's first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    November 2021: Thatcham's first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • November 2021: Volunteers after planting the Tiny Forest (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    November 2021: Volunteers after planting the Tiny Forest (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • May 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo credit: Earthwatch Europe)

    May 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo credit: Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 26 November 2021

West Berkshire Community Hospital

Location: Thatcham

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Thatcham's first Tiny Forest was planted on 26 November 2021 by local volunteers, hospital staff and patients. It was funded by DEFRA, in collaboration with the West Berkshire Community Hospital Trust who provided the land. There is an outdoor classroom area that can be used by staff, patients and visitors of the hospital.

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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Volunteer Group, Local Residents
Planting
Date:
26 November 2021
Planted
Area:
196m2
Classroom
Area:
35m2
Featured
Pathways:
Yes
Species Planted in the Forest:Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris) | Beech, common(Fagus sylvatica) | Birch, silver(Betula pendula) | Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa) | Broom(Cytisus scoparius) | Cherry, wild(Prunus avium) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Gorse(Ulex europaeus) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Holly(Ilex aquifolium) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Lime, large-leaved(Tilia platyphyllos) | Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia) | Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • West Berkshire Community Hospital
  • London Road
  • Benham Hill
  • Thatcham
  • RG18 3AS
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 51.405195,-1.292495
  • 01635 273322

Landowner: