Doug Witt, left, and his niece, Laura Greenfield, gather acorns from Babe, a giant, centuries-old bur oak on Oakland Farm, which has been in their family since 1876. They grow and sell small trees propogated from those acorns and hope to expand to grow seedlings of famous heritage trees from throughout Central Kentucky.
Doug Witt, left, and his niece, Laura Greenfield, gather acorns from Babe, a giant, centuries-old bur oak on Oakland Farm, which has been in their family since 1876. They grow and sell small trees propogated from those acorns and hope to expand to grow seedlings of famous heritage trees from throughout Central Kentucky. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Doug Witt, left, and his niece, Laura Greenfield, gather acorns from Babe, a giant, centuries-old bur oak on Oakland Farm, which has been in their family since 1876. They grow and sell small trees propogated from those acorns and hope to expand to grow seedlings of famous heritage trees from throughout Central Kentucky. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

The people have spoken. This may soon be the official tree of Lexington.

January 23, 2018 04:22 PM