I guess there was some misunderstanding between my "cut it back" and his "cut it down and completely decimate it".
Oh, and why not trample over the entire herb bed and kill those too, at the same time.
Still, I can now clearly see that the rosemary is in bad shape, and I might as well rip that out too.
In fact, I might as well just completely start over.
Did I mention how the scent was delect ............