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Re: Mowing his lawn...

Is this the same person with the statue in the front lawn that started the film at eleven series?

Bizzare is right...


----- Original Message ----
From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: Garden Chat <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 10:03:06 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Mowing his lawn...

It's raining, see. But the genius across the street always mows his 
lawn on Wednesday morning, so he was out there riding around on his 
mower with a rain hat and poncho on. So what did he do when he finished 
putting ruts in the lawn? Well, he got the blower out. He always blows 
off his driveway after he mows. I don't know why. Except today, in the 
rain, apparently the grass resisted blowing because he worked at it for 
about 15 minutes without moving so much as a foot down the drive... and 
gave up.

This is the same person who has a hibiscus trimmed into a perfect ball 
in his front yard. Once, when I worked at the nursery, a colleague 
[Chuck, who was driving a nursery truck] stopped by and as we were 
chatting, the guy came over and asked Chuck why his hibiscus never 
bloomed. Chuck looked at it and said, "You prune it too much. It blooms 
on new wood, and it looks like you cut all the new wood off." The guy 
said thanks.

Next day he was back out with electric hedge clippers, trimming his 
hibiscus ball.

Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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