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Paying for beauty in a drought

Sep 15, 2012
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It may have been pushed out of the headlines this week, but the worst drought in 50 years is still spreading across the U.S. At least moderate levels of drought have now enveloped more than 64 percent of the country. That's bad news for farmers -- and for gardeners! Americans spent $29 billion on their gardens last year, according to the National Gardening Association. And the drought is forcing many people to make some hard and expensive horticultural choices. Our Adam Allington reports for Marketplace.

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It's not easy to maintain a beautiful lawn...especially when there's no water.

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