La estrema siccità in California made the rest of America (hopefully) appreciate two things: our water and our lawns. That’s right, our lawns. Most of us, in other parts of US have the luxury of growing grass for absolutely no other purpose than for curb appeal. Every year, tons of carbon monoxide from lawn mowers and chemicals from fertilizers are released into our environment just to maintain our grass lawns. Sprinklers, spray water onto the grass every few hours to keep them from drying out in the heat. However, Californians are quickly realizing how wasteful that is and how precious each drop of water is. Shouldn’t we learn from others instead of waiting to go through the same? Global warming and water shortages will undoubtedly have some kind of effect on all of us.
So what can you do? Stop wasting your money and polluting the environment for a useless lawn. Plant some trees, or better yet grow a garden. It was said many times, that growing your own food is like printing your own money. Groceries and eating out are a big bite out of your budget. Take control of your food supply, grow food thatXCHARXs pure, help the environment and save some money! Here are 38 homes who planted beautiful vegetable gardens in their front lawns with no regrets!