Hard to imagine just a couple of weeks ago we were admiring the grandeur of fall colors.  The gold, orange and crimson lit up the countryside, and when the sun hit them just right- it was hard to beat good fall color!  Perhaps you were amazed at the brilliant planting along one of our state right of ways, I cannot help but to wonder the genius and funding source for such a robust planting?  Funding source?  Can you imagine the cost of this planting? I know what you are thinking, who in their right mind would plant so many bradford pears, side by side,  on a highway right of way ?  The answer is no one of course – these are the Callery Pears- the straight species – product of birds, bees and cross pollinating.  Oh joy!  Now, lets talk about the real cost of this planting,…