Tree Contradiction

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I don’t know how well the ‘Million trees‘ plan is working out but here’s a planter in El Sereno that someone thinks could use a sapling. I like this sort of suggestive graffiti, especially when it expresses a worthy sentiment. Though that civic mindedness seemed absurd when I saw the remains of the tree right next to the planter, the roots of which you can see on the upper right hand corner. Click ahead for the full pic.

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What’s the point of growing trees if someone’s just going to come by and butcher them like this? Que malos son.

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4 Replies to “Tree Contradiction”

  1. “You can be heroes, just for one day.”
    I think the term is ‘phantom planters’.
    I was shocked when I noticed so many corn stalks on Pico Blvd. during the Great L.A. Walk November 2007.
    That planter will need lots of care during summer; something in the ground would be better.

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