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Artificial Turf Articles


How To Prepare For Artificial Grass Installation

Posted by Troy Scott on 16 July

 

You’ve made the decision to switch to artificial grass. Smart plan. Now, you’re wondering if you could save money by installing the fake grass yourself. Seems like it would be a pretty straight-forward DIY project ­– sort of like laying carpet, right?

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Topics: Artificial Grass Installation, Synthetic Turf Installation, Artificial Turf Grass, Artificial lawn

How to Design Your Pool Area with Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 10 June

 

Nothing compares to a cool, refreshing dip in the pool on a warm summer’s day. With some thoughtful design, your pool area can add immensely to the aesthetic appeal of your entire landscape. And when your design includes artificial grass, you’ve got all the bases covered – enjoyment, aesthetic appeal, and maximum functionality. Now we’re talking.

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Topics: artificial grass, Backyard Fun, Artificial Turf Grass

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

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

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