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Re: Re: Bamboo shoots?

I'm amazed no one has kicked her butt.  That's ridiculous.  She sounds like she needs a long rest in a padded room.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: SueNY
Sent: 5/11/2004 10:24:31 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?

> Oh do I know about nutty neighbors! We had to move in March because of one.
> She lived below us and started harassing us like you would not believe!
> Anytime she heard us moving around she'd bang on her ceiling. She'd blast-and
> I mean blast..our stuff would be shaking-her stereo and TV from 8am to 1am
> several times a week! She kept trying to convince me my boyfriend was sleeping
> with a bunch of other women in the complex and that I should dump him. Then
> one day I dropped my keys and she called the police! She did it again once
> when I dropped some groceries I was putting away. She verbally abused anyone
> that came to the front door of the building for us...the mailman, UPS, even
> the poor paperboy, who quit because of her. I had to stop ordering garden
> stuff through the mail cause I didn't want the poor mail guys to get attacked!
> She'd come out in the hall and scream and scream at me, she even lunged at me
> a few times. I became so afraid of her I was virtually a prisoner in the
> apartment. I wouldn't go out alone. Then she started physically threatening
> us. One day when I was in the apartment minding my own business she started
> screaming up to me that if she as so much as heard the floor creak she was
> going to hurt me. I was so scared I called 911. Luckily our landlord agreed
> she was a problem and moved us to another unit at the other end of the
> complex. They want to evict her but since her unit is owned by a different
> landlord (we live in a co-op-some people live in the apartments they bought,
> others rent them out and act as landlords) they can't. Her landlord wants her
> out but she is suing them for some reason so they are in a tough spot.
> Everyone in the building she's in has moved out because of her! Sad how some
> people just have to make others miserable to be happy. She's a real nut. She
> thinks she's wonderful and smart and everyone else is an idiot and "beneath
> her." Ugh! So yeah, I can understand what it's like to have a "difficult"
> neighbor. To bring things back on topic, she was a lousy gardener...she had
> two window boxes and everything she put in them died...LOL
> Sue
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
>   To: gardenchat@hort.net
>   Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 5:24 PM
>   Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?
>   Thanks, Sue.  I am quite aware of bamboo's invasive qualities, but there is
>   no danger of damage - just major annoyance.  The bamboo in question is at
> the
>   bottom of the garden along the property line.  We are on a pretty steep
> incline
>   with many rocky outcroppings between the house and the bamboo.  The neighbor
>   is a difficult one, and may have planted the bamboo where she did because we
>   would not let her put a deer fence across the middle of the small pond we
>   share.  She's  a real nut about a lot of things, but we will cope.
>   Thanks for your concern, and everyone else's too.
>   Auralie
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