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Artificial Turf Articles


How to Design with Artificial Grass for Children’s Play Areas

Posted by Troy Scott on 07 June

 

Why use artificial grass for your children’s play area? Because it’s superior in every way to other types of surfaces – wood chips, mulch, pea gravel, rubbery tiles, and especially natural grass. Surprised? Don’t be. There are good reasons why artificial grass is the surface of choice for schools, municipalities, and apartment complex managers as well as homeowners with kids.

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Topics: artificial grass, Backyard Fun, Artificial Turf Grass, lawn care

7 Steps to Get Ready for a Safe BBQ Season on Your Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 06 June

 

One of the many benefits of living in the bay Area is our lengthy BBQ season. In fact, we all know someone who grills outdoors year round. Maybe that’s you! Even so, warm weather brings out the grillmaster in all of us. Are you ready?

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Topics: artificial grass, Backyard Fun, Artificial Turf Grass, lawn care

Fruit Trees and Artificial Grass: How to Make Friends

Posted by Troy Scott on 29 May

 

Of all the things you can plant in your yard, it’s hard to beat fruit trees. Why? Because fruit trees bear fruit! Yum. Just like veggies and berries straight from your garden, tree-ripened fruit is an entirely different edible experience than store-bought. Sometimes, though, homeowners who have opted for artificial grass fear their lawn and fruit trees may not mingle nicely. Is that really a problem?

Worry not. You can have your grass and eat fruit, too.

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Topics: artificial grass, Landscaping, Artificial Turf Grass, Trees

6 Natural Ways to Manage Insects in Your Lawn

Posted by Troy Scott on 24 May

 


Having a lawn can make your entire landscape look prettier and beautifully coordinated. But most of us consider our lawn a play area as well. When insects invade our grassy space, they can ravage the aesthetic value of our lawn and turn outdoor living into a truly unpleasant experience.

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Topics: artificial grass, Beautiful Lawn, Natural Lawn, lawn care

Round Up of the Best Dog and Cat Runs For Your Artificial Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 23 May

 

It’s not cool, or even safe, to let your pets run loose all over the neighborhood. But they don’t want to stay inside all day, day after day, either. So loving dog and cat owners look for creative, functional ways to keep their dear ones corralled in the yard. Even if your property is fenced, adding some kind of space just for your pet can make their time outdoors more enjoyable. Especially when it includes artificial grass.

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Topics: artificial grass, dogs, Artificial lawn, cats, pets

How to Clean-Up After a Party On Your Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 21 May

 

Summer is backyard party time, and your artificial grass is bound to be the centerpiece for many of those good times. That’s great because fake grass is far more party-friendly than natural grass:

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Topics: artificial grass, Beautiful Lawn, maintenance, Artificial lawn, Entertaining

Planning Graduation Parties on Your Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 15 May

 

Graduations are such wonderful milestones to celebrate. Whether your loved one is graduating from kindergarten or college, saluting their accomplishment with a party is a must! And nothing says party like gathering in the backyard for a day (or an evening) of fun with family and friends. Thanks to your artificial grass, there will be plenty of room for folks to spread out and enjoy the festivities.

 

 

 

 

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Topics: artificial grass, Beautiful Lawn, Creative Applications, Artificial lawn, Entertaining

4 Myths About Artificial Turf and The Environment

Posted by Troy Scott on 08 May

 

Nothing is more frustrating to those of us in the artificial grass industry than the myths about artificial turf that persist in spite of a multitude of scientific studies and other evidence. When it comes to artificial grass and the environment, the facts show that fake grass is actually more eco-friendly than natural grass, in multiple ways.

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Topics: artificial grass, Environmentally Friendly, environmental benefits, Artificial Turf Grass, Artificial lawn

Planning an Outdoor Mother's Day Event

Posted by Troy Scott on 07 May

 

OOPS. Did you forget that you’re hosting your extended family’s Mother’s Day celebration this year? Relax. The party may be just days away, but you’ve got this! Your backyard is the perfect location for this event, and it’s already looking its spring best. Thank heavens you switched to artificial grass lawn in the backyard as well as in the front yard.

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Topics: artificial grass, Beautiful Lawn, Creative Applications, Artificial lawn

10 Design Tips for Working with Concrete and Artificial Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 06 May

 

Have you checked out concrete lately? It’s a far cry from that boring, ugly, cracked square your grandparents (maybe even your parents) had in their backyard! Concrete went out of style for good reasons. But it’s back, in a big way, because there’s nothing boring or ugly about today’s concrete. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your artificial turf.

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Topics: Unique Artificial Turf Design and Uses, artificial grass, Landscaping Issues, Creative Applications

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