One of bobbygedd's customers?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by exmarkjockey, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. exmarkjockey

    exmarkjockey LawnSite Member
    Posts: 83

    I think some of bobby's customers are moving south.LOL. Lady called me today to give her an estimate. I show up and we begin to talk and she is the nicest old lady in the world (seemed too good to be true). Sure enough, her grandkids show up at the house and they refer to her as "purlple nana" and it is then that I notice that she is dressed entirely in purple. Then as we are talking about the yard she asks if I can kill the dandelions and I say "sure". However, she then asks me if it will kill the "violet" (actually speedwell) in her yard. I tell her that it will and she then decides not to have the lawn treated because she doesn't want to harm the "violet" (because its purple):confused: So I guess my question is, what would bobby do?
  2. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    ok granny, i'll give you a choice: the dandelions, the violets, or the shovel? don't matter to me which one you choose
  3. exmarkjockey

    exmarkjockey LawnSite Member
    Posts: 83

    I told her I'd spot treat the dandelions. Besides, I don't have a purple shovel to hit her with.:)
  4. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,910

    Spray the lawns to kill the weed then dye the grass purple. Everybody's happy. Do you have to wear a Barney costume to cut the lawn? Might be a tip in it.
  5. mpflood

    mpflood LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    What ever you do, DO NOT pull out the purple helmet warrior!
  6. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,116

    Well timed and executed mpflood, I can't stop laughing.

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