The American Lawn: A Eulogy

Even when I was a child, I never understood the appeal of meticulously maintaining a lawn. It’s a Sisyphean waste of time, energy, and resources. Finally, that attitude is starting to move mainstream.

Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.

Source: The American Lawn: A Eulogy – The Atlantic

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