2011年5月18日水曜日

while I was shopping...

There is a garden I made from scratch in the corner of our carpark. When we bought the house it was a rubble pile. I had the plumber bury the rubble when he put in our sewerage pipes (I know- bad Heather but it was his idea!) and I have been transplanting self sown plants and scattering gifted seeds and accidentally-fell-in-my-pocket-as-I-walked-past seeds and it has been through a lot (being buried under woodpiles for most of the cold season, trampled on by K's parents who seem completely blind to it's existence and have even parked there! etc etc). I was just thinking that today it was looking particularly pretty. Finally actually looking rather like a planned (and deserving of protection!) garden.

So I smiled at my garden as I left to go and do the weekly shop.

And came home about an hour later to-


JUMPED out of the car thinking 'surely not!!!' It is obviously a garden now!!!' and, peering over the pile of wood I saw:


ahhhhh sigh of relief! I know it doesn't look like much worth saving but the camera angle is necessarily rather odd as I was leaning over that mountain of wood after all!

And the wood? One of the neighbours cut down a tree and dropped the wood off for us. No warning but he came back in the afternoon to check that we wanted it- bit cart before the horse don't you think?? I thanked him profusely- it's bone dry and will burn beautifully and couldn't help myself- thanked him for not putting it on my garden.

Heh?

The garden outside the gate.

Ohhhh....

I get the feeling it was luck that saved my poor garden!

1 件のコメント:

Gina さんのコメント...

Definitely a bit cart before the horse indeed. That's so funny. : ) On the bright side that is some really good looking tree/wood. And I bet it really will burn beautifully.

Good thing your little garden wasn't too badly damaged. And yes it looks like a garden to me too. : )