Since it's been raining a bit, we actually have a lawn now! Who knew that grass required water? Even after nearly depriving it of the wet stuff for 2 years!
Here's a picture of what our lawn looked like before we moved in (and ripped out the evil Creeping Fig):
Here is what our lawn has looked like the last 2 years:
Now add this:
(photo credit: Scott's)
And here is what our lawn looks like now:
The only drawback is that the dogs cannot be near the fertilizer for 24 hours. And I covered every inch of grass on our property.
Looks like we'll be using the neighbor's lawn for the dogs to potty on...