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Homeowners pine for greener pastures

As drought turns lawns brown, residents bemoan watering limits

The lawn of a Holliston house was mostly brown, a result of too little water and too much heat. Garden experts say brown grass is dormant, not dead. The lawn of a Holliston house was mostly brown, a result of too little water and too much heat. Garden experts say brown grass is dormant, not dead. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
By Megan Woolhouse
Globe Staff / July 17, 2010

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Henry Kerstgens has given up. His sprawling lawn, which he dreamed of transforming into an expanse of lushness that would be the envy of his subdivision, has turned ugly. More brown than green, it would be an embarrassment if his neighbors’ lawns did not look just as bad. (Full article: 938 words)

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