The End of the Bougainvillea

Today we drove past Wynberg Place, where we used to live.   It’s been about a week since we moved out – and in that time, the new tenants have made some changes.  They ripped out most of the plants in the garden I made there, including the bougainvillea that had grown all the way up the front of the house.

I was proud of that bougainvillea!

Here it is when it first began growing, when it was  just over a meter tall:

And here it is about two years later – stretching up all the way past the second floor window:

It made a frame for the front door:

And here is the view from the kitchen window:

I’m not as sad as I thought I would be, but it is difficult to understand.  They could just have trimmed it back a little, if it was in the way!  Sigh.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. diana page
    Apr 25, 2011 @ 15:30:18

    Hey Masha
    Wonderful to see what you did with your previous home, and how you put your heart into it…and to see your drawings!!, I think the fragments idea is working for you. I look forward to seeing more.

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