Worst Gardening Job

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I have to say that the most tedious job I've encountered so far has been the two year methodical removal of the 30+ year old forsythia.........Now if only I could find that young person who removed poison ivy from pine trees, I'd be in garden heaven, considering I have several Jack pines that have poison ivy and poison oak on them despite my efforts to sever them from the roots............ madgardener needing to invest in gallons of RoundUp..............
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No kidding!

Last fall I tried to remove an ancient forsythia bush that had outgrown its location, and started to eat [or at least try to grab] passerbys and neighbourhood pets. After several days of trying to remove the root ball, I eventually hired one of the neighbourhood teens...
... I don't know that he [and his friends] will ever forgive me - but they did manage to get the darn'd thing out of the ground ;>
Beyond that - on the list of chores that I'd willingly pay somebody else to do... double digging, and digging out wonderful [Hah!] invasives like vinca, viola and hedera. I swear that all of those plants are almost able to walk on their own!
cheers!
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