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Getting in Trouble For Being Green

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Arshia Khurshid, a homeowner in San Antonio, Texas, decided to tear out the smooth grassy lawn that came with her new home and replace it with a limestone tile mosaic and native plants like sunflowers. The new landscaping is far better for the environment. While the old grass lawn required watering about twice a week, the new rock garden barely needs a drop. But in the eyes of her homeowners association, she had committed a serious crime. As Weekend America's Michael May reports, some "green" homeowners are fighting a battle of aesthetics versus the environment with their homeowners associations.

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