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New trees take root at Rec Center

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Elgin Parks & Recreation celebrated Texas Arbor Day—celebrated annually on the first weekend of November—by bringing a diverse set of new trees to the area around the Elgin Recreation Center. Volunteers helped to plant a total of 34 trees, all but four of which are fruit-bearing. Another eight trees were on their way to be planted in the par in the following week. The trees with edible fruit were: three assorted citrus trees, one pineapple guava, four loquats, two Keiffer pears, one Hosui pear, two Anna apples, one chocolate persimmon, one snowdrift crabapple, five wild peaches, three figs, one Aronia Autumn Magic,

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