Conforumist wrote:They're pretty much finished here as well. I "would" have had some, but I cut the lilac tree down a few weeks ago. I say "tree" because it was too big and did not look very good. It always bloomed much later than the others around here.
What's wrong with that? It's quite special, having lilac when it's gone everywhere else... but I guess, if it's too big, it has its disadvantages
Yeah, and it was growing parallel to the ground for a couple of feet and then up; I guess to try and catch the light. We trimmed it a few times, but it just wasn't nice anymore.
Here it is on the very right of the pic: 6 years ago:
Here it is, on the left: 2 years ago:
..and here it is; not
I was quite a bit higher than the deck railing when I cut it down. We planned to plant something else there, or maybe a fountain of some type. With moving though, we will probably leave it as is.
The greatest things in life are not things.