• October 2021: Glasgow's fifth Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • October 2021: Volunteers laying out the tree saplings (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • October 2021: Volunteers planting the tree saplings (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • October 2021: Volunteers spreading the mulch layer (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 22 October 2021

Orkney Street

Location: Glasgow

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Glasgow's fifth Tiny Forest was planted on 22 October 2021 by local residents and volunteers, alongside employees of BlackRock. It is located in Govan and was funded by BlackRock, in collaboration with Glasgow City Council who provided the land. This Tiny Forest is one of four that have been specially planted in Glasgow ahead of COP26.

Funded By:

Land Owner:


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How can I get involved with this forest?

  • Volunteer or become a Tree Keeper – Volunteer to help care for this Tiny Forest with opportunities ranging from surveying to maintaining the forest. Get in touch to take part.
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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Volunteer Group, Local Residents
Planting
Date:
22 October 2021
Planted
Area:
155m2
Classroom
Area:
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest: Alder(Alnus glutinosa)  |  Bilberry(Vaccinium myrtillus)  |  Birch, downy(Betula pubescens)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Cherry, wild(Prunus avium)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  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)  |  Willow, grey(Salix cinerea subsp. Oleifolia)
{ lat: 55.860573, lng: -4.308993 }& { lat: 55.860558, lng: -4.308782 }& { lat: 55.860392, lng: -4.308875 }& { lat: 55.860409, lng: -4.308981 }& { lat: 55.860519, lng: -4.308922 }& { lat: 55.860523, lng: -4.308942 }& { lat: 55.860525, lng: -4.308973 }& { lat: 55.860573, lng: -4.308993 },

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Orkney Street
  • Govan
  • Glasgow
  • G51 2DB
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 55.860518,-4.308922
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