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RE: My Roses-Update


Wonder if it would help the soil to burn off the gasoline or would that
make matters worse?  Chemists comment.


> [Original Message]
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/11/2006 4:05:56 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] My Roses-Update
>
> You are right with that last thought!  When I have to deal with a company
> for such difficulties, I've always listed "just the facts" of what
happened,
> without any insinuations or hint of anger, including the day, time of day,
> the "who,"  exactly what was wrong and concluded with what I expected the
> company to do to remedy the situation.  In your case, I would quote them
the
> cost of purchasing a new rose the size yours was before its encounter with
> the chain saw.  It has worked very well for me.  I hope it helps you too!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of SueNY
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 3:26 PM
> To: GARDENS@LSV.UKY.EDU
> Cc: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] My Roses-Update
>
>  My little rose bush is now safe behind a sturdy cage. Hopefully the
> "landscapers" will get the hint.! I also got the name and address of the
> owner of the landscape service and I am going to write them a nice little
> letter.
> I discovered another lovely mess of theirs-remember they cut down a shrub
> next door? Well they poured GASOLINE on the stump! IDIOTS! Nothing like
> contaminating soil and water supplies fellas! Thank goodness just about
all
> my plants are in containers. The rose bush still looks healthy and it's
far
> enough away that it won't get injured by the gas, I hope. It doesn't look
> like they poured too much on. They charge my landlord $45 to mow the lawn
> every other week. We are thinking of offering to do it ourselves for
free-I
> think it'd be worth it! Now to figure out what to say to these
jerks....the
> colorful language I'd like to use probably wouldn't be a good idea..LOL!
>
> Sue(6B)
>
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