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Re: Workman Rant

I'm really impressed there were no bodies in the yard.  Unbelievable

On 5/18/07, Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com> wrote:
> Good grief, Sue!  At this point I'd be frothing at the mouth.  I hope your
> plants recover - I know you must be furious.  Idiots, indeed.
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of SueNY
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 6:17 PM
> To: Gardens & Gardening
> Cc: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] Workman Rant
> Hi all...
>   Some of you may remember last year when the "landscaping" company my
> landlord hired proceeded to mow down my rose bush. Luckily it grew back
> and
> looks lush and gorgeous-or it did. Last week my landlord decided to have
> the
> building powerwashed. Didn't bother to tell us. Well whatever they wash
> with
> nearly killed my roses. I had to prune off several dead branches and the
> rest have ugly brown spots on many of the leaves. The hedges are brown,
> and
> the lawn has several dead patches too! And did I mention we had some
> windows
> open and the idiots never bothered to ask us to close them? Totally soaked
> my bathroom. ARGH!
> Now the landlord has some workers here to waterproof the foundation.
> Apparently his basement office has been getting flooded when it rains. I
> can
> understand the work needed to be done. Again though, did anyone knock on
> the
> door and ask if my plants could be moved? (I have several pots on the
> front
> porch). NOPE! Instead they just shoved them aside, knocking over a bunch
> and
> breaking the blooms off several of my marigolds. What is wrong with
> people??? I think I have an idea. When I complained to the idiots that
> shot
> their powerwashing spray right through my open window and asked why they
> hadn't asked us to close the window (we didn't know they were there until
> the nasty surprise) the response was a blank look and "Que? No ingles."
> My fiance wants to start trying for a baby right after the wedding, and if
> we succeed we'll have to find a larger place to live. As much as I love
> this
> place, I won't miss these stupid workmen/"landscapers"!
> Sue(6B)
> http://houseplants.suite101.com
> http://gardenscribe.blogspot.com
> http://earthlygarden.com
> http://roses.bellaonline.com
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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