Environmental Benefits of Artificial Grass
Artificial grass has several environmental benefits. Water conservation is perhaps the biggest environmental benefit of having artificial grass. It requires very little or no water, and there is no need to arrange irrigation for artificial grass. This also prevents the wastage of precious water resources.
Since artificial grass doesn’t grow (obviously!) it always retains its shape, which means, you don’t have to use a lawn mower at all. This saves you a lot on the fuel, so, not only do you save money, but also do your bit for the environment.
You don’t have to use pesticides for artificial grass either, which is another huge advantage as pesticides contain dangerous chemicals which pollute the environment.
Another important environmental benefit of using synthetic or artificial grass is that many recycled materials, including discarded automobile tires, are used in the manufacturing process for artificial grass, which is obviously a great thing for the environment.
Artificial Grass Does Not Require Any Maintenance
As said earlier, once the artificial grass has been installed, you don’t have to spend any time or money its maintenance. You may keep your lawn mower safely locked away, and you don’t have to hire a gardener to take care of it either. You don’t have to water it either.
Artificial Grass Looks Just As Good As Natural Grass
Because of new technologies and vast improvements in the manufacturing process for artificial grass, there really is not much difference between artificial and natural grass in the way they look. In fact, artificial grass looks fresh and green throughout the year, regardless of the weather conditions.
Save Money on Artificial Grass
It is true that you have to spend some money on the installation of artificial grass, but once installed, you save a lot on artificial grass in the long term. You save on labor charges, water bills, and fuel and so on. You don’t have to buy a lawnmower or hire someone to operate one. You don’t have to spend money on pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers or on the dressing, seeding, coring of the grass. The maintenance cost is minimal, and so the savings you achieve on artificial grass over a long term are enormous.
We hope that we have been able to convince you about the benefits of artificial grass.
So get in call Alton Landscapes for a free professional installation quote for artificial grass in Essex, UK,
Where can I use it?
Astro turf can be used in a wide variety of places, from large lawns, small shaded areas, terraces and patios.
Its child and pet friendly too so can be used in a large range of places like:
- Domestic gardens
- Play areas
- Swimming pool surrounds
- Hot tub surrounds
- Sports Areas
- Pet Run’s
In fact, any area that is typically inhospitable for a natural lawn!