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Re: Mowing his lawn...


Put a package of earwax softener in his mailbox...but, maybe he needs
something more to learn to listen.


> [Original Message]
> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/13/2007 2:05:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Mowing his lawn...
>
> Yep, same guy. Big, grey plastic statue of liberty yard light, which, 
> he told Chuck, he paid $7,000 for but if Chuck wanted one, he could get 
> it for him for $3,500.  Chuck said he'd get back to him.
>
> After we'd had a couple of beers, Chuck said "What should I tell him?"
>
> "What would Juanita [Chuck's wife] say?" I asked.
>
> "If I brought one of those home? She wouldn't say nothing. She'd just 
> slap the s.... out of me."
>
> End of story.
>
> On Jun 13, 2007, at 1:41 PM, Donna wrote:
>
> > Is this the same person with the statue in the front lawn that started 
> > the film at eleven series?
> >
> > Bizzare is right...
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > ----- 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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> 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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