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Lawn brown? Paint it green

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There's relief for California homeowners with grass that has withered in the drought.

Meet Kerri McCoy, professional lawn painter.

She says the paint is a non-toxic, vegetable-based turf dye.

A paint job on the average yard costs about $229.

It takes about an hour to dry and lasts about 3-months.

The practice became popular during the housing bust, when banks wanted curb appeal for foreclosures where the water had been turned off.
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