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Artificial Turf Articles


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

Inspired by the Superbloom? What You Can Do in Your Backyard

Posted by Troy Scott on 03 May

 

The next time you hear the phrase “drought tolerant plants” and think of a dusty desert landscape, remember this spring’s superbloom.

Wildflowers are native plants, so they are perfectly adapted to their habitat. They can get by just fine, and reproduce as often as necessary to keep their particular flower species going, even when normal conditions are “adverse.” That’s just the way it is. But that doesn’t mean wildflowers don’t appreciate a little help now and then. So when Mother Nature delivers an unexpected rainfall, all those seeds just waiting beneath the surface zip into action.

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Topics: Artificial Turf Lawn, Artificial Turf Grass, Eco-Friendly, Gardening

Getting Your Yard Ready for Spring

Posted by Troy Scott on 01 May

 

Getting your yard ready for spring is a matter of priorities. For example, Sears published a blog article explaining how to prepare your lawn and yard for spring. Among their advice? “Apply fertilizer, pre-emergent and weed killer.” And, our favorite, “Mow early, mow often.” Are they kidding? Chemicals, chemicals, and more chemicals. Mowing, mowing, and even more mowing. Kinda makes you wish winter would stick around.

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Topics: Artificial Turf Lawn, Artificial Turf Grass, Beautiful Lawn, maintenance

Time For Your Annual Artificial Grass Check-up

Posted by Troy Scott on 29 April

 

An annual check-up is a good thing. Most of us take ourselves and our kids off to the doctor for a check-up once a year, and we take our pet to the vet. We do an annual spring cleaning, to spruce up our home. It’s a form of preventive maintenance. So it makes perfect sense to perform an annual check-up around your home’s exterior and yard, including your artificial grass.

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Topics: Artificial Turf Lawn, Artificial Turf Grass, Beautiful Lawn, maintenance

Thinking About Buying Artificial Grass? Come Visit Our Showroom

Posted by Troy Scott on 18 February

Is this the year? You’re thinking about finally making the switch to artificial grass. That’s smart, but there is a lot to think about. For one thing, you’ll want to be clear on all the differences between artificial grass and natural grass. That will help you answer the fundamental question: should I, or shouldn’t I?

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Landscaping Experts, Artificial Turf Grass, Synthetic Turf Lawns

5 Fun Ways to Spend Your Money Now That You Have Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 13 February

 

Aren’t you glad you ditched your natural grass lawn for artificial grass? You’re reaping benefits right and left. While the pundits bemoan our society’s “time poverty,” you have time to do what you want instead of mowing and all that other lawn care stuff. You’re saving money, too, instead of buying endless supplies and extravagant amounts of water.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Artificial Turf Grass

Artificial Grass: Is It Tough Enough?

Posted by Troy Scott on 11 February

Everyone loves artificial grass because it’s always perfect. And you barely have to lift a finger to keep it that way. But many folks still wonder whether fake grass is tough enough for their particular needs. No matter what you have in mind, we can confidently say, “You betcha!”

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Artificial Turf Greens, Artificial Turf Grass, turf

What's the Difference Between Artificial Turf and Artificial Grass?

Posted by Troy Scott on 08 February

Although most people tend to use the terms “artificial turf” and “artificial grass” interchangeably, each name actually refers to a different type of synthetic grass. Turf is used to describe sports grass, which is shorter. Artificial grass is the officially correct term for landscape grass, which is longer and fluffier.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Artificial Turf Greens, Artificial Turf Grass, turf

What Is Artificial Grass?

Posted by Troy Scott on 03 January

 

Artificial grass is freedom. Freedom from mowing the lawn on weekends. Freedom from escalating water bills to keep your grass green and growing. Freedom from allergens and potentially poisonous chemicals. Freedom to relax and make the most of your precious weekends. And, all the while, your grass looks exceptional, all on its own.

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Topics: Artificial Grass Benefits, Artificial Turf Grass

Drought Resistant Plants For Your Perimeter

Posted by Troy Scott on 28 June

 

Installing artificial grass to replace your water-guzzling live lawn is a smart start toward creating a water-wise landscape. What’s next? Adding drought-resistant plants to adorn the perimeter of that lush, green expanse of faux grass. Here in the South Bay Area, we are so lucky. We can choose from a wealth of drought-resistant trees, shrubs, and perennials that are perfectly suited for our yards.

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Topics: Artificial Turf Grass, Drought Tolerant Landscaping

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