Bicycle in tree.On Vashon Island (near Seattle), a tree has a very unusual passenger. As the story goes, a boy went to war in 1914 and left his bike chained to a tree. The tree ate the bike and it remains to this day.
The caption read "A boy went to away to war in 1914 and left his bike chained to this tree. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike." Thank you to the boy and his sacrifice which allowed the tree to grow.
We get a pretty good view of the Olympic Mountains from Runnymede Island, on a clear day, which is hardly ever. Well, this is really Vashon Island because nobody can take photos of Runnymede, but you get the idea.
Vashon Island, WA: Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold') lights up a shadel garden featuring pieris, hellebores and hostas in Froggsong Garden in summer. We love this Hakonechloa for lighting up dry shade.