As spring is just around the corner, it is the time of year where many homeowners start thinking about ways to beautify the yard without having to invest long hours of back breaking work, lawn mowing, weeding, or excessive aeration, fertilizing and the like. Yes, we know a beautiful yard provides a great place for entertaining, and can increase the resale value of a home, but that doesn’t mean we want to spend all our spare time doing lawn maintenance.
But, what if you can get a beautiful lawn without all the hours of maintenance? It is possible to have a yard with gorgeous green grass, and have delightful shade trees, shrubbery and even flower gardens but not all the work. The answer is simple – invest in artificial turf, then add the extras for a magazine worthy yard that still leaves time for fun.
When you have synthetic turf installed, you are freeing up time once dedicated to lawn maintenance and are able to focus on enjoying your lawn – not just taking care of it!
If you love gardening – be it flowers or vegetable – having synthetic turf installed doesn’t require you to give those things up. Your turf can be installed to suit the yard design you envision. In fact, many homeowners choose to have beautiful shade trees, tall shrubbery, and more to add more excitement to their lawn. You can even opt for pavers to be added to create a garden path! Some other common ways homeowners are making using of artificial turf is:
- Installing it as a decorative boarder around a pool or patio area,
- Using it to designate a dog run or pet play space that is easily maintained,
- Designing a personal putting green, and even on rooftops that are used as living space.
Choosing to use artificial turf in these location means you can also indulge in flowering trees and plants but minimize the need for watering. Yes, there will be times when it is necessary to rinse off the turf, but it will be significantly less time and water used than the traditional yard! In fact, some studies have found that homeowners saves 55 gallons of water per year for every square foot of natural grass replaced with synthetic.
But not only does synthetic grass allow you to have shrubbery and trees. It also comes in a variety of colors, textures and lengths, so your lawn looks, and feels, like walking on natural grass. This means, that unless you tell them, many people – especially those driving past- will never suspect the lawn is anything other than natural.
So, with spring rapidly approaching and summer on its heels, why not talk to the Fieldmasters team about installing synthetic grass? Make this year the one where you found more time for pleasure because you weren’t working on the lawn. Instead, this can be the year you actually enjoyed the benefits of a beautifully green, low maintenance yard. Give us a call today to get started on the perfect lawn.