What kind of people have natural yards?

Lots of people in and around Madison have natural yards, including naturally-growing grass. For example:

Retirees.

bike-path-prairieA retired teacher maintains this prairie along the Southwest Bike Path, and also has natural landscaping in her own yard.

Wealthy people.

arboretum-houseThis home has a natural yard, is surrounded by Madison’s arboretum, and is on the market for $675,000.

Major employers.

epic-grassEpic, one of Dane County’s largest employers, pledges to leave much of their land in a natural state, while also including natural plantings in the developed areas of campus.

The Parks Department.

madison-parkThe city of Madison maintains fourteen conservation parks, as well as preserving natural areas in many of its 200+ other parks.

The governor.

governors-yardEven the governor’s mansion features natural plantings in the backyard.

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What kind of people have natural yards?

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