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NCYARDBOY
05-27-2003, 12:23 AM
Can anyone tell me what will take the hurt out of a pyracantha "stab wound"?:blob2:

LeoS818
05-27-2003, 10:10 PM
Jack n coke? Ive been poked by some of that also. And it does smart.

Lanelle
05-28-2003, 12:18 AM
Sometimes the joy of cutting down the whole blasted pyracantha can almost make up for the pain.:D

NCYARDBOY
05-28-2003, 08:27 PM
well, a friend of mine was doing just that, cutting one down when he stepped on a branch & it stabbed him in the ankle. a few hours later he thought he was gonna lose a foot!!:cry:

Georgiehopper
05-28-2003, 09:41 PM
I took a stab in the hand and ended up with an infection that lasted for months. They thought they would have to operate...I hate pyracanthas.

mdvaden
05-30-2003, 01:49 AM
If you have B positive blood, there is a 99% guarantee of pussy festering boils that drip festunes of black infectious material.

JUST KIDDING.

What I really wanted to say - when pruning Pyracantha, or Hawthorn, it is not only wise at times to wear eye protection, but also foam ear plugs.

One time, while moving my head sideways, one of the long thorns started to go in my ear, but I stopped in time.

So on those 2, I bid higher, move slower, and if the bush is large enough, I wear hearing protection.

Yeah, my knuckles have been sore for a while before.