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Times when you say, REALLY?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by wegomow, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. GrassGuerilla

    GrassGuerilla LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,440

    Had a similar issue. A new client (an elderly woman) needed a spring clean up. As I was saddling up the back pack to blow off the sidewalks she comes running (ok hobbling) out with a broom. Says " I don't want anybody blowing all that dust around". We parted ways. Things must have been different back in her day.
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  2. v6rs97

    v6rs97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 234

    I had a client last year. Complained his last guy didn't cut behind the pool filter, shed or weed one small front garden. Made it a point to get that done every week. Even hit all weeds on the walk and patio. Kept this years renewal same price.... drove past and he got someone else.... really?
  3. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Around here the landfill or as they call it 'convenience center' takes the leaves, branches...yard waste and shreds it up and mixes it up. Then, they allow the public to come in and have it for mulch/compost.
  4. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    Just read this whole thread, these are great. Fortunately I don't have anything to add!!
  5. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,353

    Yea, I love people that use this crap and can't understand why every weed in creation grows from it. Luckily my county burns it to help eradicate the invasive Brazilian Peppers.
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  6. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Yeap, never have used it. My sister asked me about it before and I told her it's not gunna be any good. Luckly for me...I have a huge field where I drop all yard waste off and let it decompose.
  7. Tizzy

    Tizzy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 383

    we take care of a property for an older couple and the wife has a rose garden out back that she tinkers with (we are not allowed to touch it). well the husband hates it and every week he tells us how much he wants to rip them out.

    well about 2 weeks ago he asks if i can get him some weed killer for the poison ivy in the woods so i pick up a 2.5 gallon jug of prosecutor from lesco and give it to him last week. he takes it walks over and dumped the whole thing of concentrate in the rose garden right in front of us. it was the funniest thing ive ever seen. needless to say im curious to see what it looks like this week. the whole back yard has to be dead by now.
  8. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
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  9. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    OMG I can't begin to top that :laugh:
  10. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Seems he may be ready for a divorce now lmao

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