I'm now a convicted murderer

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by Florida Gardener, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Of crape myrtles that is. One of my good customers had me do some murdering of 2 large ones. They were competing with even larger trees, but, she wanted it done. I fought the (landscaping) law but the law won.
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  2. Dean of Green

    Dean of Green LawnSite Senior Member
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    You have not been convicted. Maybe you can plea down to myrtleslaughter.
  3. BOSS LAWN 2343

    BOSS LAWN 2343 LawnSite Senior Member
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  4. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Plead the "stand your ground" law :gunsfirin
  5. ron mexico75

    ron mexico75 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Were the myrtles wearing dark hoodies?......sorry couldn't resist. :cry:
  6. Day off?

    Day off? LawnSite Member
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    We all get forced to do something we don't agree with. Crape murder, red mulch ect. As long as your customer is happy and your getting paid... That's what really matters.
  7. Yea...true, but I just hate doing it. It's weird bc she let's me do all the palms correctly, grass cut high. Etc but some of the trees get the hack back. They come back, but look like crap for a while...
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  8. RAlmaroad

    RAlmaroad LawnSite Silver Member
    from SC
    Messages: 2,257

    We have those pink giants which I don't like and prefer the red decent size. I'm guilty of removing two of those giants. However I must say in their defense that their yearly growth spikes (sometimes 7') make wonder runner bean stakes for the garden. I replanted the Cherokee Red Variety. The white species have a wonderful smell.

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