Susan McKee returned from her summer vacation earlier this month only to discover that her naturalized pollinator garden — once filled with endangered monarch butterflies and bees — was gone.
“It’s all chopped down. Everything’s just chopped to the ground,” said McKee, who has lived in her Briscoe Street West home in London, Ont., for nearly 20 years.
McKee said neighbours told her they saw city staff cut down the plants with weed wackers after someone had filed a complaint.
“I was in shock,” said McKee. “I’ve put lots of time and love into this garden — and just to
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