RECYCLED TREES IN THE PEOPLES PARK

A GOOD IDEA - RECYCLED TREES

The Peoples Park in Limerick City was forced to close for two weeks in February 2014 after Storm Darwin destroyed or badly damaged nineteen trees.

On the nineteen one was one was especially important as it was both old and rare. The an ornamental tree called a ‘Tetradium Danielli” which was about 80 or 90 years old. It is also known as a Bee Bee tree because it's late summer flowers attract very large numbers of bees. The park supervisor decided that it would be a good idea to invite Zambian woodcarver Paradazi Havatyitye to carve three bees in the remaining stump.

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