i don't know if this is even the right place to post this but i want to tell somebody. i am renovating an established landscape, and building a few garden features (benches, arbors, raised bed etc.). the client asked me to remove a clothes line, one side had been broken off by "somebody" leaving a jagged 4" rusty punji stick in the yard. this monstrosity was built from 6" steel sewer and drain pipe. i told her i had no idea how long it might take and i would have to bill by the hour (i hate doing hourly). this thing is planted in black gumbo, secured by an 18" diameter, 36" deep poured concrete based (i would have never guessed). any way the client popped by saw we had removed the sod and carefully laid it aside, and the size of our pit. she then showed me 5 other properties she owns around town, all upscale homes, i didn't have a clue she was wealthy and know wants me to renovated and maintain them, plus she wants me to look at her ranch just out of town. i am absolutley dumbfounded, however my son who is my partner kept going "ka-ching, ka-ching" all the way home. the original project was a small rent house with a jungle in the back, lots of poison ivy, and was just supposed to be cleaning up and building a privacy fence. oh it took 5 hours to remove the first one of those monsters.