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Drought-hit Californians paint their lawns green

Posted: May 28, 2015 by oldbrew in climate, humour
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The green green grass of home [image credit: AP / Daily Mail]

The green green grass of home
[image credit: AP / Daily Mail]


Terradaily reports on the feel-good factor of green grass:
The heat is stifling, the soil dry as a bone, and a new law in drought-stricken California restricts the use of sprinklers.

But far from saying farewell to their beloved lawns, some Californians are coping with the drought by… painting them green.

With a simple squeeze of a spray gun, dried-out yellow grass regains its lush green color before the eyes of its proud owners.

It is a kind of make-over which is becoming increasingly common in California, which is now in the fourth year of a historic drought.

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