….but not before smoking a full pack of smokes.
WARNING: This video is NSFW and definitely not something you want to watch if you are offended by the swears. The foraging woman in this video goes off something fierce.
I’ve had some strange experiences gardening in a public space, a handful of which I documented on this website (here’s one that comes to mind), but I’d say that this probably tops them and then some. In case you don’t want to watch the video I will provide context. A rhubarb plant has grown beyond the borders of a backyard garden (as rhubarb often does) and has spilled out into public land beyond the fence line. The owner (or her daughter?) confronts a woman that she finds harvesting from the plant. Chaos and a very heated exchange that includes colourful, if not downright creative name-calling ensues.
This is foraging gone wrong. Honestly, anyone who grows rhubarb knows that once the plant has been established you usually have more than you can handle. They should have just let her have it, especially given her “eager passion” for the tangy/sweet stalk.
Source: Dlisted.com – As an aside, I started reading Dlisted while I was working on the book Grow Great Grub. Look, I live and breath gardening, but book making is a marathon and sometimes the brain needs to think about something else, yeah know? I don’t care about celebrities in the least, but at the time I needed a light and funny diversion that had nothing to do with gardening. The site has become a daily guilty pleasure ever since. Michael K’s writing is hilarious, smart, and wickedly crass. How funny that after these last few years a post related to gardening has made its way to Dlisted and I finally have an excuse to link to it!