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Keeping Up Appearances: Californians Spray Painting Grass Green

21st Century Wire says…

This is a story where the pictures really do tell a thousand words.

California’s drought has left residents with dead, or at least dying, lawns.

Watch a video of this report below:

The governor, Jerry Brown, was quick to blame ‘climate change’ for the drought. However, perhaps if Californians would have adopted a style of garden more suitable to the hot, arid climate, there would have been far less lawns to water; and maybe there would not have been a drought either.

The images below show the now ‘booming’ grass spraying business in action:

Would you go to these lengths simply to keep up appearances? 

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The not-so-emerald city: Now Californians are SPRAY PAINTING their parched grass green to disguise effects of drought

Daily Mail

As California is mired by its fourth year of drought, one industry has sprouted up from the seemingly endless dry spell.

In an effort to brighten up dry and unsightly lawns, some landscapers have been offering the innovative solution of painting lawns green. 

California recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history to combat the region’s devastating drought – the worst since records began…

Continue reading the full story on The Daily Mail

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