The windswept “park” at the astonishingly overpriced Woodbine housing development (seven and a quarter for a semi) looks like a swamp because it always used to be one. Yuppie basements flood when God so much as sheds a tear.

This Pleasantvillesque neighbourhood from a kit is three years old, but they’re still wrapping their minds around the concept of trees.

Tractor inserts intact young tree and root ball into a hole as a man in a hardhat watches

“Once the sod really takes root here and the trees are large enough that the dogs can’t pull them out of the ground, this will be a lovely place to live.”

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