The Arbor Day celebration honored the LaVista Lions Club.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- L. Leach
Tuesday, February 19
Georgia Master Gardeners of DeKalb and guests celebrated Georgia Arbor Day, Feb. 15, at the Trees of Tucker Urban Forest located at 4898 LaVista Road. Special guests included members of the LaVista Lions Club, Pastor Jimmy Moor of Tucker First United Methodist Church and Gary Peiffer of DeKalb's Extension Horticultural Program. The Arbor Day celebration honored the LaVista Lions Club which donated three Chionanthus Virginicus [Grancy Gray-Beard] to the site. These trees are small native trees that can grow to 30’ tall. Their white flowers appear in April and the bluish-black fruit of the female tree is a source of food for wildlife. Also honored was Chris Taras of Taras Landscape Consulting for his continued support and contributions. …
Tree dedication takes place on Feb. 15.
The Georgia Master Gardeners of DeKalb invite you to attend a Georgia Arbor Day Event at the Trees of Tucker, an educational urban forest located at the Tucker Recreation Center. This event will recognize donors of our newly planted trees. Date: Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 Time: 3:30 p.m. Place: Rear parking lot of the Tucker Recreation Center at 4898 LaVista Road Hosts: Dawn Hines and Lee Leach, Co-Site Leaders, Trees of Tucker There will be refreshments. "We hope to see all there as we dedicate the new trees and especially thank the LaVista Lions Club and Chris Taras. We are delighted to have Pastor Jimmy Moor, Senior Pastor of Tucker First United Methodist Church, join us to give a blessing of the trees," Hines said. R.S.V.P: leachla@…