The Environmental Benefits of Artificial Turf

There are many environmental benefits of artificial turf. We all know that it reduces the cost of home landscape maintenance, but did you know that it also benefits our environment? Let’s examine a few of the reasons: Conserving water Even though the drought has been drastically reduced, we should still keep conservation in our minds. Based on recent EPA water usage statistics, most American families use around 320 gallons of water per day. Approximately 30 percent of that amount is allocated for outdoor use. Most of this is used to water lawns and other gardening applications. At a national level,...

10 Tips to Create an Environmentally Friendly Landscape

Environmentally-friendly landscaping is easy to achieve, more than you might think! However, one pain point for homeowners who live in hot, dry climates is the landscaping required to maintain natural grass and shrubbery. Grass and other greenery require large amounts of water and maintenance, which can be wasteful in these arid environments. Keep reading for 10 tips to help you create an eco-friendly landscape design: 1. Reduce Lawn Size The most efficient way to reduce the amount of water you need for landscaping is to reduce the size of your lawn.  Plant large flower beds at the corners and edges...

Why Pesticides Are Hazardous To The Environment – And Artificial Turf is The Solution

While it's easy to forget about the harmful effects of pesticides and herbicides, these chemicals have potentially negative consequences not just for your yard but for the environment as well.  Pesticide Problems Explained Pesticides are, in general terms, a spray chemical that aids in the management of pests and parasites. Pesticides are also widely used in the agriculture industry by farmers and corporations alike to help yield better crops, improve food quality, and help reduce the spread of disease. Here’s the rub - you likely are not a farmer, and your grass likely does not need that level of pest...

How Artificial Grass Helps Manage Allergies

Seasonal allergies are incredibly common and incredibly irritating! Natural sod grass is among the most common allergens and does not discriminate as far as age or species.  Instead of choosing to live in an isolated bubble, homeowners all over have decided to take advantage of artificial grass. Artificial grass is allergen-free, so you can easily enjoy the great outdoors without the hay fever, sneezing, and watery eyes that accompany natural grass.  Stop suffering when pollen season comes around! Let’s dive into how artificial grass is ideal for those with allergies: How Artificial Grass Helps Allergies: Artificial grass offers several benefits...

10 Ways to Reduce Your Water Bill at Home

Whether you live in a region with regular water use restrictions or not, any homeowner will benefit from creative water conservation techniques. We all need to do our part in trying to conserve water. Not only will it benefit the environment, but it could benefit your pocketbook too!  Continue reading for 10 easy tips to conserve and reduce water usage, no matter where you live! 1. Optimize Your Appliance Usage One of the easiest ways to conserve water is through chores like doing laundry and running your dishwasher.  For example, you’re using the same amount of energy and water no...

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