The War on Dandelions
by John A. Johnson
"The lawn is a symbol that humankind, with its big brains, has fought nature for survival, and won. And because nature got it wrong the first time, we're re-making it the right way. The idea is that we take nasty, 'undeveloped' land, and reshape it, groom it, and reconfigure it into proper, 'developed' land, which can be sold for a nice chunk of change. Sans dandelions, of course..."
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