• March 2021: Birmingham's first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Continental Landscapes)

  • March 2021: Perry Common Tiny Forest (Photo credit Brian Spratt)

Planted: 02 March 2021

Perry Common, Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Birmingham's first Tiny Forest was planted on 2 March 2021 in Perry Common. It was funded by the OVO Foundation, in collaboration with Birmingham City Council. The design features an outdoor classroom area for use by both schools and local residents.

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Land Owner:


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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Landscape contractors
Planting
Date:
02 March 2021
Planted
Area:
205m2
Classroom
Area:
18m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest: Alder(Alnus glutinosa)  |  Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Birch, downy(Betula pubescens)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Broom(Cytisus scoparius)  |  Cherry, bird(Prunus padus)  |  Guelder, rose(Viburnum opulus)  |  Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna)  |  Hazel(Corylus avellana)  |  Heather(Calluna vulgaris)  |  Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus)  |  Lime, large-leaved(Tilia platyphyllos)  |  Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata)  |  Oak, english(Quercus robur)  |  Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea)  |  Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)  |  Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)  |  Willow, goat(Salix caprea)  |  Willow, grey(Salix cinerea subsp. Oleifolia)
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Tiny Forest Location:

  • Perry Common Road
  • Birmingham
  • B23 7AB
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 52.535444, -1.861139
  • Birmingham City Council 0121 464 8728


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