Frugal Happy: Let's Kill the Lawn - GreenBuildingAdvisor: There are few things more wasteful and useless than a grass lawn in southern California. Maintaining turf in a desert requires tons of time, water, and money. And after all that work, you can’t even eat it (unless you’re a ruminant).
The plan: Take out the lawn and replace it with xeriscaping and garden beds to grow veggies. We’ve never done anything like this before, but hey, that’s why this is exciting.