Arboretum

The owners of this worst (which is so toxic now, even mosquitoes won’t breed in it) pointed me to this quaint worst in Bassendean, the Arboretum, where signs wishfully depict fantasy examples of WA plant habitats. Very sad. And even sadder is the derelict bridge where you would have been able to cross from the northern Jarrah forests to the Mallee Heath. Now you have to take the long way round via the Karri forest.  AND even sadder than that are the numerous plant guards, now protecting dried sticks, which seem to have been planted without any thought of watering. This is on Broadway Street Basso.

About The Lazy Aussie

Commended Haiku writer. A lover of The West's Worst. Perth stand-up comedian, photographer and writer.
This entry was posted in worst garden, worst tree and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

18 Responses to Arboretum

  1. Caribou Bob says:

    oh god, makes me wish i’d been arboretumed instead witnessing this well worst.

    Like

  2. munkipants says:

    yep, a shameful worst indeed. quite depressing actually especially the sad, tired bridge of death.

    Like

  3. flynn says:

    hope the plastic bag is biodegradable.

    Like

  4. Cimbali says:

    A pinch and a punch for the first of the month LA and a new pic on the TWOP calendar.

    Like

  5. David Cohen says:

    Magnificent TLA – you should do Darfur.

    Like

  6. graham says:

    Is it “wishfully” or “wistfully”?
    Anyway, I like seeing the ruins of once proud civilisations for some reason.

    Like

  7. WAtching says:

    For the best views of “The Arboretum” drive South on Tonkin Hwy. Simply beautiful. Sweeping view across the river to the duplexes and horse trailers of Redcliffe.

    Like

  8. Bento says:

    They look like registered lawns.

    Like

    • Bento says:

      Fuck me, this daytime embargo’s got me all out of form. If I’d thought about it a minute, I could’ve gone with:

      Registered Lawns of the Lower South West

      or:

      I’m pleased to see no cars are parked on those registered lawns

      or even:

      Not you Greg, CHEERS.

      But, no, I went with:

      They look like registered lawns.

      And now I look like a fucking retard.

      Like

We can handle the worst

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s