If you’re looking for ways to cut back on the maintenance of your yard, reduce your water bill, and create a smarter home capable of sustaining for years to come, you’ll may find the following five articles helpful as you move forward into 2016.
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Seven Practical Reasons to Get Fake Grass
Smart homeowners understand the long-term benefits of reducing their footprint – whether it’s energy or water, – so we wanted to highlight some of the benefits installing artificial grass as you move toward a more drought-tolerant landscaping solution.
The recent rainfall throughout the southwest was much needed, but it wasn’t enough to address the water crisis.
Integrating fake grass is just one more way homeowners can cut costs and create a sustainable environment, so we encourage you to consider it if you’re looking for ways to reduce your footprint and save money for your home.
3 Artificial Landscaping Tips for Beginners
If you’re taking advantage of the new year and setting out to make some changes with your landscaping, you may find these tips for beginners helpful.
Whether you’re looking for a way to integrate drought tolerant plants into your landscaping or a way to create a more stylized backyard for your property, we think you’ll find this story helpful. It explores some of the options you have, including integrating trees, rocks, and native plants as a way to cut back on your need for water.
Why Do Artificial Grass Dog Parks Need Water?
Have you ever wondered why your local dog park featuring artificial grass runs its sprinkler system every now and then?
Despite the dramatic reduction of water usage, dog parks with artificial grass still need a little water in order to maintain a clean environment for dogs. Artificial grass designed for pets often features a layer designed to reduce odor and prevent bacteria from causing problems, but a good rinse helps keep the surface clean and ready daily.
Why Does Artificial Sports Turf Need Water?
A similar question we receive relates to sports turf – doesn’t it reduce the need for water?
Artificial sports turf does reduce water usage, but running the sprinkler system before games cools the playing surface for athletes and creates a healthier playing field. In addition to cooling, the water also gives the field a good rinse.
Save Water with these Drought Tolerant Gardening Ideas
Some homeowners love getting out in the yard and spending time with their plants.
Replacing your lawn with artificial grass doesn’t mean you have to give up on your gardening – in fact, it relieves the time you need to spend maintaining your lawn so you can focus more of your time and energy on your plants.
We outlines a few gardening ideas that can help you create a backyard capable of surviving the harsh effects of a long-term drought. Take a look and feel free to share your ideas with us!
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The beginning of the year is a perfect time to focus on ways to improve your home.
Whether you want to cut back on your water usage or integrate drought-tolerant plant life into your landscaping, we think you’ll find these five stories interesting.