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John Simmons’ 5 favourite trees 

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1. The large American elm in the centre boulevard of the Public Gardens. “Awe-inspiring,” says Simmons.
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2. The red oaks along Marlborough Woods Lane. “Offspring of oaks that survived settlement of Halifax.”
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3. A large European beech that sits in the centre of a circular driveway on Pryor Street. “Stately and majestic.”
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4. Robinia outside the Canadian Tire on Quinpool Road. “You can change the world around me, but you cannot change me.”
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5. The centre boulevard tree planting on Robie Street from Cunard to South. “Fifty years ago, all the trees on this boulevard were removed. Not sure why, but they are back now.”
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1. The large American elm in the centre boulevard of the Public Gardens. “Awe-inspiring,” says Simmons.

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