TV 'makeover' is dig mistake.Byline: EMMA EMMA
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WHEN a bulldozer started flattening Chris Gravez's beloved garden he said nothing because he thought it was part of a TV makeover.
He assumed his wife Jenny had arranged for a celebrity crew to spruce it up as a surprise for his 58th birthday. But when she arrived home and started to scream the horrified hor·ri·fy
tr.v. hor·ri·fied, hor·ri·fy·ing, hor·ri·fies
1. To cause to feel horror. See Synonyms at dismay.
2. To cause unpleasant surprise to; shock. digger driver admitted he had ruined the wrong garden.
Chris, a horticulturist, said: "I got back just before 1pm to find a mini-digger at work.
"All the plants had been dug out and loaded into a truck.
He admitted to being a bit suspicious but said nothing because he thought it had all been secretly planned.
But the awful truth dawned when he picked up Jenny from work - and she yelled when she saw the havoc at their property at Shanklin, Isle of Wight Noun 1. Isle of Wight - an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel
county - (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government; "the county has a population of 12,345 people" .
He said: "She went bananas. And the poor lad was in shock as it dawned he was digging up the wrong plot.
"It was a brilliant garden and the reason we bought the house six months ago."
The couple are suing EJ Orchard landscapers.