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Title: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:14:06 AM
I am doing battle with the parasitic English Vine. It seems to want to take over my little fowlcoob.

Any suggestions? (Other than prayers and discussions with the plant)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 09:20:47 AM
you ever use Round Up (http://www.galttech.com/research/household-DIY-tools/best-weed-killer.php)?
use it carefully as it kills everything
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:23:53 AM
No, this is not simply a weed and the land is heavily forested so I don't want that in my yard. I want a specific remedy.
Advice and practical help. I've already done the google thing.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 09:25:26 AM
eh eh I have used Round up ;D ;D ;D ;D
i ent just google that :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
and yes it does KILL everything ;) ;)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:27:31 AM
I've got dogword, tulips and other ground cover all over. I don't want that damaged.

..your google skills preceed you..lol
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 09:33:02 AM
and when I dont want to kill everything I have used a small paint brush to apply the Round Up to the leaves of the weed.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 09:41:12 AM
<sits back and watch>
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:43:16 AM
this isn't a plant, or even a tree. The vine is a parasite, not native to North America, that has been allowed to grow without being checked or cut back for years.

It has ckoked off three 50 foot maple trees that will need to come down. It was beginning to grow onto the house but we've got that pulled back. It has taken over a large section of yard as ground cover.

a paintbrush isn't practical... :(
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:44:13 AM
<sits back and watch>

Rooks...if I hear ONE scandalous laugh from you, I coming up de road and pelt ting in yuh house.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 09:47:03 AM
<sits back and watch>

Rooks...if I hear ONE scandalous laugh from you, I coming up de road and pelt ting in yuh house.

make sure whatever you pelting it solid cause ah jus finsh vaccuming  >:(
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Organic on May 21, 2007, 09:50:45 AM
this isn't a plant, or even a tree. The vine is a parasite, not native to North America, that has been allowed to grow without being checked or cut back for years.

It has ckoked off three 50 foot maple trees that will need to come down. It was beginning to grow onto the house but we've got that pulled back. It has taken over a large section of yard as ground cover.

a paintbrush isn't practical... :(
my advice is to call a company. u will get the best advice from them. I use to work at a  lawn care company so i think is best if  call someoen with expertise either tree removal or somehting like that.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:51:23 AM
*goes to look for some ballons to fill wid red koolaid*
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 09:55:56 AM
my advice is to call a company. u will get the best advice from them. I use to work at a  lawn care company so i think is best if  call someoen with expertise either tree removal or somehting like that.

Have the guy coming again this evening. Was hoping to get some advice from someone other than a paid consultant. You know how that goes.
Had a tree guy in already and it will cost us a college fund to remove those 3 trees, even if we leave the stumps. But...no one send and call me, so ah banning meh jaw.

The boardies in Europe will know this vine, they allow it to grow there, but I think the trees and houses are made differently and can stand up to this vine.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 09:57:29 AM
this isn't a plant, or even a tree. The vine is a parasite, not native to North America, that has been allowed to grow without being checked or cut back for years.
It has ckoked off three 50 foot maple trees that will need to come down. It was beginning to grow onto the house but we've got that pulled back. It has taken over a large section of yard as ground cover.
a paintbrush isn't practical... :(
:o :o
or hor dat is ya new Hood you in now den
it must look like dis den (http://www.weedsbluemountains.org.au/images/morning-glory-subs.jpg)
in dat case you may try this then (http://www.fotosearch.com/comp/ART/ART182/OBJ006.jpg)

eh eh is dat time ahready?
whey fooot, I have to go
good luck wid dat BIG armen job eh
later ;D ;D ;D ;D

Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: capodetutticapi on May 21, 2007, 09:58:13 AM
I am doing battle with the parasitic English Vine. It seems to want to take over my little fowlcoob.

Any suggestions? (Other than prayers and discussions with the plant)
forget de bush lewwe cook de chicken
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:00:29 AM
I am doing battle with the parasitic English Vine. It seems to want to take over my little fowlcoob.

Any suggestions? (Other than prayers and discussions with the plant)
forget de bush lewwe cook de chicken

I'll leave you right where I find you.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 10:00:33 AM
*thinks - expensive furniture
<sits on the floor instead>

Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:05:16 AM
*thinks - expensive furniture
<sits on the floor instead>

ay ay, speaking of furniture, yuh know mine not here yet? I'm going to call and make some noise.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 10:10:06 AM
I hope ya ent buy de furniture from Vanaik Furniture and Mattress store on Dundas St. E. ;)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 10:11:44 AM
*thinks - expensive furniture
<sits on the floor instead>



ay ay, speaking of furniture, yuh know mine not here yet? I'm going to call and make some noise.



what you mean call ??? What dat mean ???

girl is to ah driveby walk in dey business wid ya purse under ya arm and dey delivery receipt wrap up in ya hand....go ah direct walk straight to de skinnest girl ya could find in customer service.

speak reel fass to say "lemmespeaktodeymanager NOW".

as god make moses and noah build ah double decker ark with funishings, dey delivery truck in front ya house in 15 minutes.

ya could tank meh when ya see meh

Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 10:12:05 AM
I hope ya ent buy de furniture from Vanaik Furniture and Mattress store on Dundas St. E. ;)

ah thought you left ???
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:14:03 AM
 :rotfl: never heard of them..lol

just got off the phone  :rotfl: :rotfl: de lady say how she doh have everythign ready and if I want partial delivery but it go cost me more.
 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

people brave eh?

I cooly asked for her manager, spoke softly and told them I expect my furniture delivered WITHOUT extra charge even if they have to bring one chair at a time via donkey cart or bicycle.

*steupse* Vine, salespeople or customer service, somebody go dead today.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 10:15:34 AM
ah thought you left ???
Oh gaum, I scruntin fa some ole talk today as is wha she name holiday?
easy meh up nuh ;D ;D
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 10:17:37 AM
:rotfl: never heard of them..lol

just got off the phone  :rotfl: :rotfl: de lady say how she doh have everythign ready and if I want partial delivery but it go cost me more.
 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

people brave eh?

I cooly asked for her manager, spoke softly and told them I expect my furniture delivered WITHOUT extra charge even if they have to bring one chair at a time via donkey cart or bicycle.

*steupse* Vine, salespeople or customer service, somebody go dead today.

yep, play mad and throw anyting at meh house nah...

but girl i doh call, i walk in...
those businesses feel I NEED THEM, when in fact DEY NEED MY MONEY...you alright

i walk in
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:17:47 AM
ah thought you left ???
Oh gaum, I scruntin fa some ole talk today as is wha she name holiday?
easy meh up nuh ;D ;D

oh yes is ah holiday. Ah forget. Is so when yuh not gainfully employed.
Every day meh foot cockup, ah sipping mint juleps and watching the illegal immigrants work in the yard.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 10:20:04 AM
excuse me miss, I jez reach home from de people wuk since midnight  ;)
holiday or not is wuk in meh back side.

Imagine day sen dis (http://www.christianiabikes.com/images/websidebilleder/S.box.jpg) wid de Queen Sofa :devil:
addendum: ah find a better one.

That is a massive job
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 10:21:59 AM
Imagine day sen dis (http://www.hembrow.eu/currysbutchers.jpg) wid de Queen Sofa :devil:

<stares at WC>

so ya get any advice yet Queen or ya still waiting on dese people in here ?
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:32:40 AM
lol I not waiting on the board...lol

called the landscaper guy again and he made some suggestions. I want to work with him not sit back and watch. I have to learn to be a hands on kinda girl and that is a feat for me who never got her nails broken or hands dirty.
Being royalty has it's drawbacks.  :rotfl:

Phone just ring again, another manager offering apologies. I told him I don't want apologies, I want my furniture.

I did walk in last week and chose the largest person behind the desk. They had told me it would be here last Friday.

If it wasn't for the fact that we really like these pieces I would cancel y'know...and go by WC's furniture store and get the cokyea furnitures wid de posey vase.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:36:07 AM
[ :o :o
or hor dat is ya new Hood you in now den
it must look like dis den (http://www.weedsbluemountains.org.au/images/morning-glory-subs.jpg)
in dat case you may try this then (http://www.fotosearch.com/comp/ART/ART182/OBJ006.jpg)


actually, you're close..it is almost at that stage. Can't tell if this is the same vine I have here though. But it done teef my 3 trees. I want to remove it before it injures more. Strong little bugger.

I might use the tnt in troot but the neighbours frown on explosions..  :rotfl:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 21, 2007, 10:38:47 AM
good luck with that
your work is cut out for you
I figure is one small vine

tell de furniture people to buy some of dese (http://www.cyclesmaximus.com/finalmax440kps.mov)

Miss Rooks Lady, I gorn dis time
Have a Great Holiday
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 10:42:26 AM
good luck with that
your work is cut out for you
I figure is one small vine

tell de furniture people to buy some of dese (http://www.cyclesmaximus.com/finalmax440kps.mov)

lol..one small vine? After I said it choked 3 50 foot trees? LOL

can't open that link WC.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: pecan on May 21, 2007, 01:33:11 PM
Queen .. is time to come in from de bush

time to move
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 01:35:07 PM
*steupse*
either this vine have to pay rent or GO!

come back to the concrete jungle? No, can't do it, living in the city kills my communion with the elders.

(http://www.taghaboni.com/052107%20002.jpg)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 06:53:30 PM
*steupse*
either this vine have to pay rent or GO!

come back to the concrete jungle? No, can't do it, living in the city kills my communion with the elders.

(http://www.taghaboni.com/052107%20002.jpg)

<heres Tarzan from ah distance>
<waits wid she slinging shot>
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 06:57:59 PM
girl de man jes leave, de whole place lookign different already. And dem trees coming down in a few weeks.

But hear de joke wid meh furnitures. Huzzy come home and ah tell he. Man pick up de phone and trace hot coals down dey back. LOL
Such a take charge kinda fella...LOL...ah weak... :rotfl: :rotfl:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 21, 2007, 07:00:50 PM
girl de man jes leave, de whole place lookign different already. And dem trees coming down in a few weeks.

But hear de joke wid meh furnitures. Huzzy come home and ah tell he. Man pick up de phone and trace hot coals down dey back. LOL
Such a take charge kinda fella...LOL...ah weak... :rotfl: :rotfl:

well what ya expect ?
ah hadda make ah direct call tur dey man and tell him ya slackin bad >:(

datz why dat happen
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 21, 2007, 07:06:25 PM
Eef yuh hear meh boy on de phone eh? Bonjay...ah still weak.. :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Man say he doh care what problems dey have. He give dem cash for de ting and he want it. He doh care if dey have to stay late and make it tonight. He want he furnitures! He say take piece from people who paying installments. He want he furnitures.
I nearly dead wid laugh...
dais my doux doux oui..
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: socachatter on May 21, 2007, 09:12:27 PM
*steupse*
either this vine have to pay rent or GO!

come back to the concrete jungle? No, can't do it, living in the city kills my communion with the elders.

(http://www.taghaboni.com/052107%20002.jpg)

but ah find de vine lookin nice.  why you want to kill it for?
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 22, 2007, 02:17:44 AM
I am doing battle with the parasitic English Vine. It seems to want to take over my little fowlcoob.
Any suggestions? (Other than prayers and discussions with the plant)

lol..one small vine? After I said it choked 3 50 foot trees? LOL

Is only from your first post that I thought you had only a small vine

I had a vine like that on one evergreen at the front of our house, so I chopped the main vine and then had to rip the rest off the evergreen tree. It went up about 10 feet or more. it takes time but can be done.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Dutty on May 22, 2007, 08:54:29 PM
Lawd...look at BUSH!!!  :o
Dat eh even forest or woods with pine or maple trees...dat is straight BUSH!!

Is whey you livin gyirl? Orillia or Oropouche?
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 23, 2007, 08:51:45 AM
Lawd...look at BUSH!!!  :o
Dat eh even forest or woods with pine or maple trees...dat is straight BUSH!!

Is whey you livin gyirl? Orillia or Oropouche?

ya know Dutty, if you get ah response from Queen bout dis post...

den my livinggggggg shall not be in vain :beermug:

<waits>
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 23, 2007, 09:44:35 AM
Soca, yes it looks nice but it is a killer and destroyer. That tree is dying becuase the vine is choking it and if it latches onto the house it destroys the exterior. Left unchecked I won't be able to get into (or out of) my house one day.

WC, yes that works but it is also ground cover on a fair portion of the backyard. The landscaper guy just weed/wacked it, then will let it open up to regrow before he sprays it. For this much growth apparently that is the best bet.

Dutty...ahh Dutty...boy...I want to answer you eh but meh granny learn meh to behave. She tell meh one day I go come across a fella name Dutty who would make inquiries about yuh living quarters and de bes ting to do is cross de road and pretend ah din hear.
But since yuh so farse. Here is my house.
Directions: When you land in Piarco, turn lef.

(http://www.taghaboni.com/main/ONLYINTRINIDAD!.jpg)




Rooks... :rotfl: girl yuh living not in vain, you here to keep meh virtual virtue unblemished.  :rotfl:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 23, 2007, 09:54:19 AM
Dutty, I feel she livin behind God Big Toe oui...
eh eh dais a Erin condo...air conditioning, dish an ting! :o

Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 23, 2007, 09:57:46 AM
Dutty, I feel she livin behind God Big Toe oui...
eh eh dais a Erin condo...air conditioning, dish an ting! :o

de onlyest problem ah have dey is dat when ah Caribbean Air flight take orf, meh internet connection does get interrup. Ask Rooks, it does happen orfen.
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: WestCoast on May 23, 2007, 10:00:22 AM
de onlyest problem ah have dey is dat when ah Caribbean Air flight take orf, meh internet connection does get interrup. Ask Rooks, it does happen orfen.

ya have to watch dat flakes of paint from de new brand plane ent land on you :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 23, 2007, 10:03:00 AM
de onlyest problem ah have dey is dat when ah Caribbean Air flight take orf, meh internet connection does get interrup. Ask Rooks, it does happen orfen.

ya have to watch dat flakes of paint from de new brand plane ent land on you :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

boy doh talk nuh. Las night I din get no sleep. A plane take awf las night and all I hear was BRAGADANG! SPLASH!
De hummingbird sticker dey stick on de side of de plane wid spit and flour glue slide awf and land in meh swimming pool and knock dong all meh gyarden gnomes!
Ah vex!
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Dutty on May 23, 2007, 03:50:57 PM


de onlyest problem ah have dey is dat when ah Caribbean Air flight take orf, meh internet connection does get interrup. Ask Rooks, it does happen orfen.
Quote

De propellers does interfere wit de porn eh?...ah well some people have harsh crosses to bear

I fine yuh place lookin nice..what is de green ting behind?? the rotounda?...and yuh paint it just like de Bush...nice touch
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 23, 2007, 07:21:54 PM
dat is not meh rotunda. Yuh ever see a rotunda in de back of a house? Whey yuh from dat does keep dey rotunda in de back?
*steupse*

Any person of broughtupsy and petit bourgeosiness would know dat is de servants quarters.
Dutty! WHY does I have to explain you everyting like dis?
shims...

and as for interrupting my porn? *grin*
why would I need to go look at somebody else doing dem ting?
look, let me hush and go deal wid skywalker question
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 24, 2007, 11:58:16 AM
(http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t76/TCana/05210720002.jpg)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 24, 2007, 11:59:08 AM
no!
 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: cocoapanyol on May 24, 2007, 01:11:08 PM
Lord Cana...yuh talent not small at all, at all.  I so glad we is frens ouil.  Ah fraid!!
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Dutty on May 24, 2007, 01:20:58 PM
Photochop people is to be feared on de net   :notworthy:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: cocoapanyol on May 24, 2007, 01:43:20 PM
*thinks - expensive furniture
<sits on the floor instead>



ay ay, speaking of furniture, yuh know mine not here yet? I'm going to call and make some noise.



what you mean call ??? What dat mean ???

girl is to ah driveby walk in dey business wid ya purse under ya arm and dey delivery receipt wrap up in ya hand....go ah direct walk straight to de skinnest girl ya could find in customer service.

speak reel fass to say "lemmespeaktodeymanager NOW".

as god make moses and noah build ah double decker ark with funishings, dey delivery truck in front ya house in 15 minutes.

ya could tank meh when ya see meh



It have ah Dundas street out by you?  or yuh was visiting we neck ah de woods ;)
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 24, 2007, 02:53:52 PM
be afraid....BE VERY AFRAID...

<cracks her whip> :devil:
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 24, 2007, 02:54:55 PM
*snatches de whip from Rooks and stings her wid it*

ah doh fraid you at all!!

Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 24, 2007, 02:55:35 PM
*thinks - expensive furniture
<sits on the floor instead>



ay ay, speaking of furniture, yuh know mine not here yet? I'm going to call and make some noise.



what you mean call ??? What dat mean ???

girl is to ah driveby walk in dey business wid ya purse under ya arm and dey delivery receipt wrap up in ya hand....go ah direct walk straight to de skinnest girl ya could find in customer service.

speak reel fass to say "lemmespeaktodeymanager NOW".

as god make moses and noah build ah double decker ark with funishings, dey delivery truck in front ya house in 15 minutes.

ya could tank meh when ya see meh



It have ah Dundas street out by you?  or yuh was visiting we neck ah de woods ;)

Dundas what ?
Girl i have utmost respect for anybody who living, working or even walking on Dundas Street
NOT ME nah

but they other streets in London that have ah store that owe me something, I doh call, ah does walk ein
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 24, 2007, 02:57:34 PM
*snatches de whip from Rooks and stings her wid it*

ah doh fraid you at all!!



<sits next to Tarzan>
* Ahhhh boy look at that little human, isn't she cute ? look, look she's trying to sting meh toe Taz*
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 24, 2007, 02:59:35 PM
Mr. Moderator ah want a STEUPSE avatar!!
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: TriniCana on May 24, 2007, 03:03:53 PM
Mr. Moderator ah want a STEUPSE avatar!!

be careful wha ya ask for ya know.....
Title: Re: Any landscapers or green thumbs here?
Post by: Queen Macoomeh on May 24, 2007, 03:17:46 PM
...always...lol