Musical trees

Replanting tree
Replanting tree

Story: Leonie Kapadia

Photo: John Mellor

It’s not very often that the Community Forestry Team finds itself digging up trees – but that’s exactly what we did on Friday 23rd October!

In response to requests from members of the local community, the two Italian cypresses planted in the front garden of the Vestry Hall 2 years ago were removed and replaced with 2 Prunus Amanogawa. These are an upright Japanese cherry with shellpink flowers and young leaves of copper-bronze. The idea was that these trees will complement the cherries across the road at Ellesmere Green.

However – the Vestry Hall’s loss was the Cemetery’s gain! The two elegant Italian Cypresses were give a new and fitting home courtesy of the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery, behind the chapel in the formal area of the cemetery. By all reports they’re settling in well!

For information regarding the Community Forestry project please contact Leonie Kapadia on 07976 988627, or

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