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  • Credit: EW Europe

    Credit: EW Europe

  • Credit: EW Europe

    Credit: EW Europe

  • Credit: EW Europe

    Credit: EW Europe

  • Credit: EW Europe

    Credit: EW Europe

Planted: 21 March 2023

Merrydale Junior School

Location: Leicester

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

The Tiny Forest planted at Merrydale Junior School is one of 10 planted in Leicester City funded by the Local Authority Treescapes Fund 2022. The 10 Tiny Forests will be planted in schools across the city, in partnership with Leicester City Council, as part of their Sustainable Schools programme. Each of these Tiny Forests will include a classroom area with benches to encourage classes to learn in a natural environment.

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Planting Information

Planted
By:
School Children, Earthwatch, University Staff & Students
Planting
Date:
21 March 2023
Planted
Area:
200m2
Classroom
Area:
30m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest:Alder(Alnus glutinosa) | Beech, common(Fagus sylvatica) | Birch, downy(Betula pubescens) | Broom(Cytisus scoparius) | Buckthorn, purging(Rhamnus cathartica) | Cherry, wild(Prunus avium) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Gorse(Ulex europaeus) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Heather(Calluna vulgaris) | Holly(Ilex aquifolium) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Merrydale Junior school, Claydon Rd
  • Leicester
  • LE5 0PL
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 52.64532697, -1.09688841
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