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.
Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.