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Artificial Grass

Artificial grass is fantastic stuff it genuinely looks like real grass but needs a fraction of the maintenance. If you have not looked at artificial grass for some time, it is well worth doing so. In the past few years, manufacturing techniques and new materials mean that this kind of grass has come an awful long way.

If you need any more proof that this has happened just consider from moment how many of the world’s premier sporting venues use artificial turf rather than real grass. The answer is quite a few. They do so because it is hardwearing and easy to maintain. It can be used in literally any setting from playgrounds to parks to residential gardens.

Types of Artificial Grass

Gone are the days when you could only buy Day-glo green artificial grass. New materials and colouring techniques mean that it is now available in several different shades and finishes. Just as natural lawns look different depending on the kind of grass used, so do artificial lawns.

Just like natural grass the artificial kind comes in several different textures. The width and height of the individual blades in artificial turf vary. Nowadays, there are literally dozens of options to choose from.

Aside from the difference in appearance there are also differences arising from the material the grass is made out of. Each material has different properties meaning that you need to do a little research to find the right artificial lawn for you.

Buying Artificial Grass

It makes sense to carry out the vast majority of that research on the web. Doing so allows you to find out about each of the available brands. Most manufacturers have their own website, which can be a good source of information. The best companies will even send you samples of their grass.

Once you have narrowed down your options you can begin shopping around to buy your artificial grass for the best price. Doing so could potentially save you hundreds of pounds. Before buying make sure that the grass comes with a guarantee. Double check that the light conditions in your area are right for the kind of grass you are buying, this is particularly important in very sunny climates.


To find out more about artificial grass and get a free sample pack visit the Perfectly Green website.