Lawns: Las Vegas Just Says No
I always bristle when people claim I’m anti-lawn. That couldn’t be further from the truth. I love lawns; throwing the ball with my teenage son, among my favorite pastimes, wouldn’t be the same without grass to play on.
In some situations, though, lawns just don’t belong . . . in Las Vegas for example. The region only gets about 4 inches of rain a year and the local lake is draining at a record pace.
Here’s an article produced today by the local ABC affiliate that details the city’s financial incentives to homeowners who get rid of their lawns: http://www.greenrightnow.com/kabc/2009/07/20/cash-for-grass-las-vegas-residents-get-rebates-for-tossing-their-turf/#more-4269