Civil Initiative Hands Out Thousands of Saplings, Works for More Beauty and Air

Blagoevgrad, Southwestern Bulgaria, February 13 (BTA) - Hundreds of people passed through the central square in Blagoevgrad on Sunday to get some saplings to plant, given by the NGO afforestation initiative. A total of 12,750 fruit saplings were handed out in Blagoevgrad, the initiative founder, Nikola Rahnev, told BTA.

The initiative was supported by Blagoevgrad Municipality.

Besides plums, quince, apples, cherries, Morello cherries and walnuts, the volunteers also gave people young maples, firs, oaks, laburnum (golden rain) and acacia, among others. Most saplings were between 50 and 150 cm. The volunteers also acquainted the new owners with the way to take care of their new acquisitions./BR/

Source: Blagoevgrad