Across the city now, people are complaining about homeowners gone wild with beautification. In South Boston, a concerned citizen complains:
These things make it impossible to use sidewalks and force pedestrians, many with small children, to walk in this narrow street. This can't be allowed, in fact obstructing a sidewalk is illegal and against ADA laws.
Even in leafy Jamaica Plain, homeowners have been whipped into a planter frenzy:
Too many trees on Beacon Hill street.