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A local Girl Scout Troop is planting its way to success using native trees, butterfly gardens
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Georgia celebrates Arbor Day on the third Friday of February. To celebrate this year, Gainesville Girl Scout Troop 10878 decided to plant a native redbud tree. Kneeling left to right: Emma Baker, Kaylee Peck, and Evelyn Crow. Standing left to right: Mary Griffin, Steven Emery, Rachael Seid, Rebekah Halstead, Mary Eloise Tymchuk, Madilyn Dye, and Mandy Baker. Photo courtesy Nita Baker.
The South has always been a bit different, even when it comes to Arbor Day — in Georgia, the day falls on a different day than the rest of the country.