Blossoming apple trees

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Taken the 13/05/08
The yard is formed by buildings situated at Zagorodny Avenue. Probably these apple trees were planted after World War II (1945).

Zagorodny Avenue runs from Vladimirskaya Square to Moskovsky Avenue. The avenue was laid in the 1740s according to a project planned by the Commission for the Building of St. Petersburg, which allowed city-dwellers to develop country houses along the bank of the Fontanka River in the first quarter of the 18th century (hence the name, which means "beyond the city"). Starting in the second half of the 18th century, the avenue was built up with stone buildings.
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