Then he said to the tree, “May no one ever eat fruit from you again.”
I hate getting rid of plants. I love green things.
But sometimes some of them have to go. Even big ones.
When we bought our loropetalum shrubs twelve years ago, they were so tiny. We planted them far apart. We thought they’d stay reasonably manageable.
But they didn’t. Even in our red clay dirt, they grew disproportionately. Every year Jeff would prune them back hard. But every spring they’d grow new limbs with a vengeance.
Until there was only one thing left to do.
Pull some out. By the roots.
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Do you have trouble saying no? How do you eliminate clutter from your life?
- Safer than you think
- I don’t regret this