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i, bobby g, have been FIRED!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    HA HA HA. i love it, i've been on bad terms with this MAJOR PITA lady. finally, she calls, "your services will no longer be needed." i had a party i was so happy. a couple weeks later, i drove by, and the new guy cut her green, beautiful, lush lawn down to about 2". i think he applied nitrogen too, cus there was fungus everywhere. i applied major n in the fall and early winter, to avoid applying any this spring or summer. with the heat and drought conditions, her lawn should be 100% straw by july 1st. she will be scratching on my door by augest 1st, my only decision is, do i throw her off my property, or raise the rate to TRIPPLE WHAT IT used to be? i love it, i love it, i love it
     
  2. sbvfd592

    sbvfd592 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    tripple the rate if she wants ya that bad IF she comes back bobby
     
  3. JOEWOOD

    JOEWOOD LawnSite Member
    Messages: 146

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    to me Bobby, otherwise you would not have deliberately driven by your X-Clients house out of Nosey-ness & Insecurity!

    Joe... :rolleyes:
     
  4. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    thanx joe, i service many of her neighbors, i can't help but glance over
     
  5. SoloMow

    SoloMow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 172

    Remember, Bobby, you can't be fired because you don't work for them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :realmad: Just busting your NJ ball bearings! :D
     
  6. DFW Area Landscaper

    DFW Area Landscaper LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,116

    It must be nice to have fescue lawns where things can go south in a hurry. With bermuda lawns, it takes a long time for a really bad lawn to get into good shape and it takes a long time for a really good lawn to get into bad shape. Cut it too low, oh well. No big deal. It's yellow for a day or two. Forget to water it for a month or two? No big deal. Hit with the sprinklers and a little nitrogen...it'll be back to normal a week later.

    You can't really hurt bermuda.

    Stripe kit???? Huh??? What's that????

    Later,
    DFW Area Landscaper
     
  7. green thum

    green thum LawnSite Member
    Messages: 162

    Congradulations,I had a PITA drop me a couple of weeks ago,she was one of these that had a "friend" who knew everything about lawn care,everytime i did something at her house her "friend " would have done it another way.I was considering dropping her so she actually did me a favor,I was having a hard time with the decision because she was under contract and i was afraid to drop her because of it.Anyway sounds like this one did you a favor also!!!
     

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