Can graffiti serve a useful purpose or is it just mindless vandalism?
If you regularly go to the Oval Farmers’ Market on saturdays, you may well have passed this damaged tree but not really noticed it. Next time, take a closer look. I’m not sure how the tree originally got damaged. Perhaps it was vandalised, perhaps not. Whatever the cause, the graffiti caught my attention.
“This is an open wound. Please heal me”
Is this mindless vandalism or a fair observation?
Not sure what the cure for missing bark on an old tree is. Apparently freshly removed bark can be taped back on and this helps the tree heal itself. This raises the obvious question -If you took bark from another type of tree, would that be barking up the wrong tree?