In response, a council spokesman has said it has requested Ms Kassin to cut back
the overgrown vegetation on numerous occasions and will now employ a private contractor to carry out the work, sending her the bill.
I garden on an acre (and more than half is in beds and borders) and don't have time to cut back
all the perennials in spring or in fall.
Belfast tops the league table of Christmas savers - with 71% planning to cut back
- while Cardiff came fifth in the table at 59%.
Datamonitor, parent company of research firm Ovum, surveyed 39,000 people around the globe and concluded that while the customers "show some degree of resilience" in consumer telecom spending (only 7.6% of consumers indicated that they would definitely cut back
on spending), more than a quarter of consumers surveyed would consider cutting back on their telecom spending.
Millions of people have also cut down on dry cleaning, cut back
or canceled cable television service, stopped buying their morning coffee at a coffee shop, changed or canceled their cell phone service, increased usage of carpooling or mass transit, and canceled their telephone land line service, according to the Internet-based market research firm's poll.
But there's one area they should not cut back
on - the armed services.
After years of free and easy credit, many are now treading carefully as banks cut back
on lending and the threat of unemployment grows.
Of the more than 60 percent of respondents who said they planned to cut back
on their restaurant spending, 64 percent said they would consider cutting back on appetizers and 54 percent would alter their entree order, while 18 percent or less said they would alter their beer, wine or spirits consumption.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, two Trials of hypertension Prevention (TOHP) randomly assigned roughly 3,000 people aged 30 to 54 with prehypertension to eat their usual diet or to cut back
on sodium--the average reduction was 800 to 1,000 milligrams a day--for 1 1/2 to 3 years.
A total of 84 percent of workers agree that they tan always cut back
on their lifestyle if it looks like their savings are going to run out.
They can be harvested for teas, food, and medicine, and can be cut back
and applied directly as mulch or added to your compost, returning high levels of nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, and calcium to the soil.
Some suggestions: Ban soda, potato chips, and other unhealthy snacks from schools; tax junk foods, particularly high-fructose corn syrup, a major culprit in the fattening of America; promote jogging and biking, and encourage exercise breaks; expand, not cut back
, physical-education programs.