San Francisco holding 'ugly' lawn contest

(KGO-TV)

The city of San Francisco is holding a unique competition launching a contest to find the "ugliest lawn" in the city.

So what do you consider ugly? According to contest rules: "green, well-manicured, water wasting yards are considered the ugliest." The idea is to redefine what an attractive yard looks like -- in an effort to conserve water. If you would like to enter, you have until May 15. Just upload a yard photo to the city's Environment Department website. The winner will receive a lawn makeover with drought-tolerant plants native to San Francisco.

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