In this June 25, 2013 photo, the front entry of this home 

In this June 25, 2013 photo, the front entry of this home has more eye appeal after the lawn was reclaimed using shrubs, trees, flowering perennials and a walkway rather than turf grass, in Langley, Wash. A heavy mulch cover helps minimize weeds. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)
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In this June 25, 2013 photo, the front entry of this home has more eye appeal after the lawn was reclaimed using shrubs, trees, flowering perennials and a walkway rather than turf grass, in Langley, Wash. A heavy mulch cover helps minimize weeds. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)
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