It has become common this year to take flowers, trees, and potted plants from other people who did all the work. Can chaining up flower pots and bushes be far away?
The latest example is, perhaps, the most disgusting one we’ve heard yet. Audrey Kletscher Helbling, who writes the Minnesota Prairie Roots blog, reports today that a thief attacked her hydrangea bush. They didn’t want a fresh bouquet, they just wanted to ruin someone’s garden in Faribault.
The worst part? She was growing the flowers for her daughter’s wedding.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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