• Photo Credit - OVO Foundation

  • Photo Credit - OVO Foundation

  • Photo Credit - OVO Foundation

  • Photo Credit - OVO Foundation

  • Photo Credit - OVO Foundation

Planted: 25 March 2022

Mereside Public Open Space, Blackpool

Location: Blackpool

Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Blackpool's first Tiny Forest was planted in Mereside Open Space, on a sunny Friday in March 2022. Pupils from the local Mereside Primary School joined local councillors, residents, and staff from Blackpool Council's park ranger service to plant the Tiny Forest, which was then kindly watered in the following day by volunteers from the local fire and rescue service!

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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Local Residents, School Children
Planting
Date:
25 March 2022
Planted
Area:
200m2
Classroom
Area:
19m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest: Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Cherry, wild(Prunus avium)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  Elder(Sambucus nigra)  |  Gorse(Ulex europaeus)  |  Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna)  |  Hazel(Corylus avellana)  |  Heather(Calluna vulgaris)  |  Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus)  |  Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata)  |  Oak, english(Quercus robur)  |  Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea)  |  Pine, scots(Pinus sylvestris)  |  Poplar, black(Poplus nigra)
{ lat: 53.7973763, lng: -2.9979069 }

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Mereside Public Open Space
  • Bowness Avenue
  • Blackpool
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 53.7973763,-2.9979069


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