Author: TexasTurfandPavers

The truth about artificial grass warranties

Are all artificial grass warranties created equal?   Having been in the artificial grass installation industry for over a decade now I’ve seen a lot of changes not only in the turf products but also the warranties these products offer. When I started out a flat 8 year warranty was standard from any turf manufacturer…
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October 21, 2017 0

Midland City Council, D.R. Horton not seeing eye-to-eye on park development with artificial turf

By Stewart Doreen sdoreen@mrt.com By Stewart Doreen sdoreen@mrt.com By Stewart Doreen sdoreen@mrt.com Published 10:58 pm, Tuesday, October 10, 2017   The Midland City Council and a housing developer appear to be on different sides of a $750,000 dispute. The problem has to do with a 4.9-acre area inside D.R. Horton’s west Midland housing development, called the…
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October 15, 2017 0

THE BENEFITS OF ARTIFICIAL GRASS

by Charlie Bloom Wednesday October 11, 2017 Artificial grass is a very divisive subject among gardeners. For some people, it gives them a quick and easy way to get their dream lawn but for others, it’s just not the same thing. However, it has certainly got its perks and there’s a reason plenty of people use artificial…
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October 14, 2017 0

California landscaper seeks growth through artificial turf

David Rountree | February 23, 2017 The nation’s largest distributor of artificial turf, Anaheim, California-based Synthetic Grass Warehouse (SGW), long ago made it the company’s business to support – and even offer directly – the training necessary to ensure proper installation of its suppliers’ products. Today, SGW says, following years of significant growth for artificial turf…
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October 9, 2017 0

Fake Grass Growing Like a Weed in Brooklyn Backyards

by Liz Sadler Cryan Kate Foster Lengyel moved to Park Slope from Manhattan three years ago with dreams of a verdant backyard for her two young children. But she was skeptical when her landscaper suggested artificial grass instead of real grass. “I think I had a little bit of a preconceived notion that perhaps it was…
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October 5, 2017 0

On home turf: Eugene company touts benefits of artificial lawns for yards

By Jim Murez For The Register-Guard Sept. 24, 2017 Charlotte Pearce and Jim Olsen struggled with maintaining a healthy, lush lawn in their backyard. Situated near Springfield’s Kelly Butte, their sloping yard was like a muddy sponge in the winter and cracked concrete in the summer. “We tried all kinds of things in our backyard…
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October 1, 2017 0

When and Where You Should Consider Using Artificial Turf

September 14, 2017Desiree Bryant    Landscape Architecture & Design Tips    September 14, 2017 Everyone knows that natural grass can be soft, lush, and comfortable to lay down on or walk on. However, there are specific conditions that have to be met for it to not only grow, but to thrive. The artificial turfs that are…
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September 15, 2017 0

A Venice homeowner removed the lawn and replaced it with this colorful landscape

By Lisa Boone Contact Reporter For proof that inspiration comes from the most unlikely of places, just look at the Venice front yard of Steve Morris, a colorful landscape that was influenced by the grounds of the Brentwood School. “When I saw the landscaping at the school in 2010, I was reminded that you can…
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September 13, 2017 0

Fake it till you make it? The pros and cons of synthetic turf

Jill Odom | September 4, 2017 There are a lot of heavily debated topics in the landscaping industry, probably more than an outsider would expect, but one that is particularly divisive is the use of artificial turf. Artificial turf installation has been a growing business for the past several years due to recent droughts, a…
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September 6, 2017 0

Artificial six-hole course opens at Frilford Heath

Kevin Brown Courses & Travel Editor An exciting new course has just opened at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire in the form of a unique synthetic artificial grass layout. The Yellow Course sits alongside Frilford Heath’s three existing championship courses but what sets it apart is that it has been created using Huxley Golf all-weather surfaces.…
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September 2, 2017 0