• December 2021: Edinburgh's second Wee Forest site (Photo credit Edinburgh City Council)

  • December 2021: School children preparing the ground (Photo credit Edinburgh City Council)

  • December 2021: School children planting tree saplings (Photo credit Edinburgh City Council)

  • June 2022: The Mount Vernon Wee Forest after 7 months of growth (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 02 December 2021

Mount Vernon

Location: Edinburgh

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Edinburgh's second Wee Forest was planted on 2 December 2021 by local school students. It was funded by OVO Foundation, 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.

Funded By:

OVO Foundation

Land Owner:

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Planting Information

School Children
02 December 2021
Species Planted in the Forest:Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris) | Bilberry(Vaccinium myrtillus) | Birch, downy(Betula pubescens) | Birch, silver(Betula pendula) | Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa) | Broom(Cytisus scoparius) | Cherry, wild(Prunus avium) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Elm, wych(Ulmus glabra) | Gorse(Ulex europaeus) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Heather(Calluna vulgaris) | Holly(Ilex aquifolium) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Juniper(Juniperus communis) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Pine, scots(Pinus sylvestris) | Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Mount Vernon
  • Edinburgh
  • EH16 6JG
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 55.915614,-3.158599

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