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Can you imagine your home without a lawn? Many town homes do not have them. More people are moving into condos that have little lawn space. However, there are predictions that our homes may no longer have lawns as well.

I am lying on the grass after the family picnic in our front yard. The children are running around, playing their games; my wife and I discuss the state of our trees. A pleasant evening spent on the lawn. I rise from my resting spot to look over the yards of other homes on the street. Remembering the lectures from the past weekend, I recall that two speakers predicted the death of the American lawn. One was encouraging the idea for a more sustainable landscape, while the other argued for the perpetuation of the lawn, since it is a truly American landscape.
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