Sarah Baker lives outside of Alexandria, Ohio. She works and plays at her family's garden center, Baker's Acres Greenhouse.
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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
My Township Calls My Lawn 'A Nuisance.’ But I Still Refuse to Mow It.
A mutilated garter snake, a sliced frog and countless slashed grasshoppers. That was the scene of carnage in my yard in September, after local officials ordered me to mow my overgrown lawn or be fined $1,000. Three months earlier, I had stopped mowing my nearly one acre of country land in a rural...