. . . until its place is needed for food production.
I thought I'd take you all through the grim steps of removing my butterfly bush (which my neighbors pointed out did attract a lot of butterflies) to make room for a fig tree, which I will be purchasing later this week.
|First I chopped off the branches.|
|Then I dug all around the roots.|
|This job was complicated by the little rhubarb stalks coming up--this is our second plant we're attempting to establish for our rhubarb supply; I was praying that I wouldn't knock off the stalks while digging.|
|Viola! Mission accomplished!|
|And then there was none (though there was still rhubarb!).|