trimming holy bushes

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by J & M Lawn Care, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. J & M Lawn Care

    J & M Lawn Care LawnSite Member
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    i have a commerical building i am doing and the owner wants me to trim the holy bushes. the thing is, is that the holy bushes are about head high and he wants it about waist high, cause with it being tall it is blocking views to the building. i was wondering if i trim it that low, would it kill it or would it be ok
  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well, first we must assume that this is indeed a church, with holy bushes and all. Second, since they are holy bushes, you'd better be sure to wear gloves, could be a burning bush.

    If this doesnt make sense to you, consult a local bible, and a dictionary.
  3. LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,136

    Thats funny!
  4. J & M Lawn Care

    J & M Lawn Care LawnSite Member
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    i meant holly bushes
  5. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
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    LMAO, someone beat me to the punchline!!
  6. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Holy bushes? Nuns here dont look that good.
  7. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
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    It should be fine to trim it down halfway, or more. Won't look good for a while, make sure he understands this.....but it won't kill them. Don't do it in the middle of a rain-less stretch.
  8. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    We know, but that's not as funny.
  9. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,034

    Ya, I was going to say the same thing, but add that you might get talked to while trimming.

    God does use bushes to talk to people from time to time you know.

  10. greg1

    greg1 LawnSite Member
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