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They’re paying people to ditch their lawns in Las Vegas … but what if you live somewhere outside of Sin City? Why would you give up your lawn?

Well, according to losethelawn.com, there are a number of reasons. A few of our favorites:

• It saves you money! – up to 80% over a ten-year period in maintenance costs
• It will bring songbirds, butterflies, ladybugs & frogs back to your neighborhood!

Losethelawn.com has all sorts of information on the benefits of taking out lawns in favor of drought-tolerant landscaping and a gallery of images of homeowners who’ve done just that.

If you have one, have you considered giving up your lawn?

image via losethelawn.com