Prolonged hot weather and the resulting parched lawns have some homeowners considering alternatives to their suburban carpet of greenery. To save water, money and time, a number of peers have already replaced their lawns with “xeriscaping” gardens that use less-thirsty, more heat-tolerant plants.
Lord Hardhead was house proud and could go to any length to keep his ancestral home at the top of ‘ten best homes’.
He watched the bales of xerigrass being brought in, and hoped the insurers of Lady Hardhead’s life paid soon.
‘Poetic justice’ he muttered, remembering the time she had got his bedroom painted with Paris-green.
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Thanks for the prompt Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. SHALOM.