Upon moving to Florida in November 5, 1995 and to St. Augustine on November 5, 1999, Brian and I both fell in love with native Florida plants.
Better for the environment, sparing us from petrochemical poisons, while surrounding us with beauty and helping with flooding problems and water quality.
Saves money, too: you don't need a suburban lawn in Florida -- it's an affectation that wastes money, pollutes our waterways, and makes no sense.
Do only industrialists benefit from lawns, a tribute to what Thorstein Veblein would call "conspicuous consumption?"
What do y'all reckon?
My mom would advise, "Save your money."