23 Aug '12, 11am

10 Gorgeous Gardens Using Much Less Water Than a Lawn

10 Gorgeous Gardens Using Much Less Water Than a Lawn

For better or worse, lawns are an intrinsic part of our culture and lives. They're one of the first surfaces outside of our homes that we come in contact with as children. The majority of our outdoor play activity we participate in as kids--and adults--occurs on lawns. There's no denying that lawns serve a purpose, but like with everything else in life, lawns are better in moderation. The desire to remove and reduce lawn can be rooted in political, environmental, or financial reasons. But knowing where to start and how far you should go can seem daunting. Here are 10 inspirational homeowners that transformed their lawns into gorgeous, water-saving gardens. We welcome your tips, experiences, and resources you'd like to share in the comments section below.

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