Readers are besieging Grumpy with frantic questions about trees and shrubs that don’t look right. Some have branches that haven’t leafed out. Some have bare branches and are sprouting only from the base. And some show no signs of life at all. “Why is this happening and what should I do?” they ask.
more about: Crepe Myrtle
OK, I promised you the most idiotic example of crepe murder I’ve ever seen and here it is. This guy is standing high in the air atop the stumps of a crepe myrtle he’s already cut and finishing off the rest. With a chain saw!
Most neighborhoods ban front yard cemeteries, but not this one in Summerville, South Carolina! In fact, Summervillians can lay to rest loved ones right by the street for all to remember and mourn. How many more deaths will it take till they know that too many crepe myrtles have died? The answer, says Bob Dylan, is blowing in the wind. […]
Oooh, the irony of our latest example of crepe murder is just too good. Here we have a most sadly abused plant growing right in front of a Dollar Tree — a store that sells everything for a buck. So the question you must ask yourself now is, “Would I pay a dollar for this tree?”