Move over, garden gnomes and floral fantasies, because we’ve got a real-life drama brewing in Greater Manchester! It’s a battle of the gardens, and one fearless Bolton resident has decided to skip the cute statues and overflowing flower beds to create her own unique masterpiece – a parking lot in her front garden!
Of course, not everyone’s throwing a garden party to celebrate this bold move. One passerby was so shocked by the sight that they just had to share it on Twitter, setting the internet on fire! Our Mancunion homeowner faced a whirlwind of online backlash for her daring refurbishing project.
Twitter was buzzing with sassy comments like, “What’s up with these hideous grey monstrosities? I’ve seen someone paint their entire garden grey – it’s awful, no life at all!” 😬
Another chimed in, “It used to be cute, a bit old-fashioned maybe, with a lovely garden. Now, it’s a ‘badly converted spa.’ This is vandalism, people!”
A third voice joined the chorus, asking, “Why in the world would you swap that beautiful garden for concrete, just to save a little parking space? All the pollinators gone, the mature tree gone, natural drainage gone – it’s a total makeover!”
But our fearless homeowner isn’t backing down from the spotlight! She’s finally spoken up to set the record straight. Speaking to the MailOnline, she boldly argues that the pictures make the parking lot look way worse than it actually is. It’s all about the angles, folks!
And those pesky environmentalists? She’s got a bone to pick with them too! Turns out, the tree had to come down because of some roof issues and moss troubles. It’s been there for five years already – she just had to take action!
But wait, there’s more! She even tried to save the tree at first, but guess what happened? All the birds decided to use it as their personal landing strip, and the area below was soon covered in a not-so-lovely layer of bird bombs! Yikes, talk about a messy situation!
And let’s not forget, she’s living on a main road, folks! According to her, there’s not much wildlife to worry about anyway. Sorry, Mother Nature, but this is a concrete jungle out here!
Now, let’s cut our homeowner some slack, shall we? The girl’s got a busy schedule – she’s a nurse! Who’s got time to garden when you’re saving lives, right? Plus, hiring a gardener is out of the budget. Can’t blame her for that!
But now, she’s hoping all this online fuss won’t mess up her property sale plans. Fingers crossed that the drama doesn’t send potential buyers running for the hills!