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Old 12-03-2012, 01:36 PM   #1
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Would you/have you asked your neighbor to clean up yard?

We have neighbors who are renting the house next door to us. The owner relocated for her job and is renting it out to friends. When the owner lived there she always kept her lawn mowed and neat looking. She moved out in June and the yard is a mess. The tenants left their pumpkins from Halloween on the front steps until they turned black....in fact I think they are still there. The lawn isn't an issue now since it's December but the rotten pumpkins are disgusting! I just want to knock on the door and ask them to take care of it.

The girl who owns the house is the 2nd owner. We are still very good friends with the original owner of the house and have told her not to come over because they would be heartbroken to see their house and yard in the shape that it's in.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:44 PM   #2
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No, their yard, their mess. Unless they are breaking some covenant/ neighborhood rules, just ignore them. (As hard as it may be ) Maybe they just keep forgetting to put the pumpkins in the garbage.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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We have neighbors who are renting the house next door to us. The owner relocated for her job and is renting it out to friends. When the owner lived there she always kept her lawn mowed and neat looking. She moved out in June and the yard is a mess. The tenants left their pumpkins from Halloween on the front steps until they turned black....in fact I think they are still there. The lawn isn't an issue now since it's December but the rotten pumpkins are disgusting! I just want to knock on the door and ask them to take care of it.

The girl who owns the house is the 2nd owner. We are still very good friends with the original owner of the house and have told her not to come over because they would be heartbroken to see their house and yard in the shape that it's in.
Nope, it is their yard and their problem. Not yours.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:17 PM   #4
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Totally agree. Not your yard, not your problem. You'd only stir up trouble this way. I'd stay out of it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:26 PM   #5
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Less said the better unless they are under a code violation.

Then you could call HOA for the nasty gram or city/county, etc.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:42 PM   #6
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Nope, and no one better ever come talking to me about my yard. (Not that there's any reason for them to.)
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:09 PM   #7
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See if your city has an anonymous tip line; if they do, turn them in.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:21 PM   #8
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You must live right next to our neighbor! We are facing the exact same issue -- even down to the pumpkins on the front steps. It absolutely sickens me that someone can let their yard go (whether they're renting or not), especially when we try so hard to make our yard beautiful. Their yard is all weeds now and they don't mow it, they have crap all over, etc. I told my husband that next year if they do not care for their yard, I will say something to them.

If I were you, I would probably ask them to dispose of their pumpkins if you are comfortable doing so. I would do it myself when they're not home otherwise. I will be disposing of my neighbor's pumpkins pretty soon here.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:24 PM   #9
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You must live right next to our neighbor! We are facing the exact same issue -- even down to the pumpkins on the front steps. It absolutely sickens me that someone can let their yard go (whether they're renting or not), especially when we try so hard to make our yard beautiful. Their yard is all weeds now and they don't mow it, they have crap all over, etc. I told my husband that next year if they do not care for their yard, I will say something to them.

If I were you, I would probably ask them to dispose of their pumpkins. If they don't do it, I would do it myself when they're not home.
Wow, that crosses all kinds of boundaries.

So because their pumpkins bother *you*, they should get rid of them? Unless you're the one paying the mortgage or rent, you have absolutely no business coming onto property that is not yours and throwing things away ~ even rotten pumpkins.
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None of your business.
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Glad I live in the country and my neighbors don't actually care. My pumpkins were not black but just beginning to get soft (never carved). I just cut them up yesterday to give to the chickens. In fact, I still have 2 more to give to them.

I would definitely MYOB.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:29 PM   #12
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Your neighbor's yard is none of your business.

If seeing yards that aren't well-kept bugs you, try focusing on your own yard or the rest of the street. That should make you happier.

If you have an HOA that cares about bad pumpkins, you could always tattle on them.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:36 PM   #13
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For what?

If you have a HOA, turn them in. If not, I don't think there's anything you can do.
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I agree with everyone else. Forget about it. Find some act of random kindness to commit every time you think about those pumpkins. We are not all the same nor do we hold the same things important.
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:02 PM   #15
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I agree with everyone else. Forget about it. Find some act of random kindness to commit every time you think about those pumpkins. We are not all the same nor do we hold the same things important.
I love this advise! Thank you! I think I will do that every time I think about my crazy-soon-to-be-ex-sister-in-law!!!
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