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Reforestation: Trees fill void

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Twin Oaks Nursery planted the trees and installed an irrigation system along the city’s right-of-way on Maple Street near its intersection with Barnett Springs Street. The cost of the project was $6,500, Riggs said.

“It looks like a war zone now,” she said. “This is going to give us a better feeling as we drive along Maple Street. It hurts every time we go down that way. It makes us sad.”

The trees will grow to about 30 feet and will have white blooms in the spring and colorful fall foliage, said Jeremy Magee, landscape designer at Twin Oaks.

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