A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Lawn Sanity!

I detest grass. I’m so aller­gic that I con­sid­er the stuff a per­son­al attack. Beyond that, I’ve always con­sid­ered all the mon­ey and ener­gy that is put into ined­i­ble crops that aren’t even pret­ty to be a dis­gust­ing form of con­spic­u­ous con­sump­tion.

I cheered out loud when I read this arti­cle: The Incred­i­ble, Edi­ble Front Lawn

It makes so much more sense–and it’s pret­ti­er, too! Peo­ple actu­al­ly eat­ing what the grow, instead of grow­ing it to cut it. Wow.

3 comments to Lawn Sanity!

  • Chas

    You think it’s bad were you live, try Phoenix. In the mid­dle of a desert, noth­ing but green lawns as far as the eye can see. And no enforce­ment of water­ing laws even more lax than those here in Texas where we have tons more water than they do. I was hard­ly sur­prised to read that they’re fore­cast­ing run­ning out of water in the next few decades.

  • cyn

    We’ve heard drought, drought, drought here–but there was only a month, maybe less, when our coun­ty was­n’t allow­ing any water­ing of lawns. Even then, there were excep­tions for land­scap­ers! I don’t think water­ing should be allowed for any­thing BUT food crops dur­ing a drought. I love flow­ers, but I also under­stand pri­or­i­ties.

  • And there are some love­ly, drought-tol­er­ant flow­ers out there, not to men­tion the love­ly flow­ers on some food plants.

    Okay, bunch­es of men­tions of home gar­den­ing hit­ting me at once — I think the uni­verse is try­ing to tell me to get off my back­side and start a con­tain­er gar­den 🙂

    Thanks for the link, dar­lin’!