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23 May 2024

The 'Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows' group had a working party on the 27th of April. Their volunteers helped the EVMA mulch the trees that were planted in December.

08 February 2024

The January work party of the Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows on Saturday 27th of January saw 15 people meet up on a cold, sunny morning and head up to the arboretum.

04 January 2024

Brendan Gibb-Gray, who was instrumental in establishing the Ems Valley Memorial Arboretum, sadly passed on the 26th December.

10 December 2023

2nd December saw the second major tree planting event for the aboretum, and it was amazing to see 30 volunteers turn out on a very cold and frosty morning to help plant 60 trees.

24 October 2023

A few photos of the arboretum and the surrounding area, captured on a beautiful sunny day by Cath Mant from Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows.

25 June 2023

On Saturday 24th June in beautiful weather the Mayor of Havant and her Consort graciously inaugurated the new and beautiful sign at the entrance to the Arboretum.

05 June 2023

The EVMA sign was installed on Saturday 3rd June 2023 at the entrance to the arboretum at Hampshire Farm Meadows .

03 June 2023

As part of the Havant Borough Big Green Week (10th – 18th June 2023), the Emsworth Tree Wardens are organising an evening walk on Tuesday 13th June 2023 around Emsworth Town Centre.

27 May 2023

The task for The Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows work party on Saturday 27th of May 2023 was to apply more mulch around the bases of the trees in the Ems Valley Memorial Arboretum.

03 May 2023

Spring in the arboretum – a brief report by Cath Mant from Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows.

11 December 2022

The Beginning of the Ems Valley Memorial Arboretum

Arboretum Avenue

Autumn In The Arboretum

A few photos of the arboretum and the surrounding area, captured on a beautiful sunny day by Cath Mant from Friends of Hampshire Farm Meadows. 

You can really see the nice colours that are appearing on a few of the young trees, and the cones on the Blue Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica) that Tim Peake planted. There is a branch of hawthorn with lots of berries on, and an acorn in the sun which were captured round the edge of the arboretum.

You can also view the full resolution photos as a slideshow in the photo gallery.

The Arboretum Avenue
Blue Atlas Cedar Cones Blue Atlas Cedar Cones
Sweet Gum Leaf Sweet Gum Leaf
Oriental Plane Leaf Oriental Plane Leaf
Tulip Tree Leaf Tulip Tree Leaf


The following pictures were taken in the area immediately surrounding the arboretum.

Hawthorn Haws Hawthorn Haws
Oak Acorn Oak Acorn
Blackbird Blackbird

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