The Western lawn mower

July 2, 2012 | By | Comments (1)

This is a Western lawn mower:

This herd works not at a farm but in Silicon Valley at a public transit agency. They got the job when the company learned that their grounds were the home to endangered burrowing owls. Since using a lawn mower would have destroyed the owls’ habitat, they found a shepherd to bring in sheep to keep the grass maintained.

It’s a win-win situation: The shepherd has land within the city to feed his sheep, the company keeps the grass maintained, and it’s an all-around green way of thinking.

And, yes, there are shepherds in Silicon Valley.

COMMENTS

  1. Things To Know About DIY Gardening | emschiefs

    [...] Tips On How To Complete Your Own Personal Landscaping  FactKatSeveral Pastime Gardening IdeasUFO LED Grow Light –Advance With Indoor Gardening  Massage Benefits Few UnderstandWhat You Need To Learn About DIY Landscape DesignsThe Home Depot Advantage: 7 Out Of the Top 10 Lawn Mowers – Home Improvement Blog – The Apron by The Home DepotWhat It Takes To Be A Do-It-Yourself Landscape DesignerWhat You Need To Know About DIY Gardening  The Western lawn mower – Westphoria [...]

    September 29, 2012 at 8:23 pm

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s