Originally Posted by coupevillefish
Instead of just laying down concrete, you might consider the porus blocks that will let the grass grow through. They give support while leaving the area green and able to absorb rain water. I have seen them used succesfully in a couple of local community parking areas where "green" is a priority. (Think Washington rain:-)
I agree that this is the best solution, many people use these blocks for driveways to hide either cement or asphalt. Check Lowes or Home depot......