An act of desperation: a guilty confession

rredbbeard(SE CT USA/zone 6)July 16, 2012

I just noticed that my next-door tenant (same house, opposite side) has 2 ratty hippi's that look like virus central, in a standard HD ceramic pot. I'm actively planning on surreptitiously disposing of the bad plants, bleaching the deck and replacing them with healthy plants of same size, probably some of my own. The ceramic HD pot will get a fatal dose of physan.

Why not just ask them? I know these guys, and I'm pretty sure that they wouldn't replace the sick plants any time soon if at all, and I don't want to risk infecting my plants. Mosaic leaves are pretty and make them look...special...

Anyway, they get better plants/I get action and peace of mind.

What would you do in this situation? :-/


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Roundup would be easier..LOL

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 3:18PM
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rredbbeard(SE CT USA/zone 6)

(I did that this morning.)


I get up at 4 AM due to my work schedule, so it's easy to go unnoticed...

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 3:37PM
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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

I think that you offering to dispose of the MV plants and replace with healthies would be a win-win. Especially if you tell them that bulbs with MV don't bloom as predictably.!
love the :-X

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 10:38PM
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i think if it were me i would just do it, and hope they didn't notice, then when they die down replace them with a different color then do it again and again and again. so the first year it blooms red then it blooms pink then white then a mix of red and white and so on. it could be really funny to watch, although it would be a running joke for many years, then just to mess with them replace it with a whole mess of daffodils and see what happens.

I really hope you have fun with it, because i now am going to go have some fun with a friend of mine.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 12:17AM
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