After more than 5 years of extremely dry conditions in California, the drought is officially over in most counties around the state. While the reservoirs are full for the first time in a while, we shouldn’t stop thinking about ways to conserve water. Our lawns, if properly maintained, can use a lot of water. Synthetic turf yards are one option to help reduce your water consumption and costs. Synthetic turf can make your yard look immaculate all year long while saving you money. It also saves you money on fertilizers, mowers and other yard maintenance. It can also help create a seamless continuity with your patio or outdoor living space.
Here are couple of cool ways you can use synthetic turf to help create an amazing and water conscious backyard and outdoor living space.
- An entire synthetic turf lawn – Yes, it’s possible. If you have a reasonably sized yard you could replace all of your grass areas with synthetic turf and have it blend beautifully with your outdoor living space. Synthetic turf is safe for your kids and pets and can be cut to fit any space. It feels and looks amazingly like real grass. It’s great to play lawn games like bocce ball or lawn bowling on. You can also create a yard that drains properly to reduce puddles and wet spots. Also, it never needs to be mowed, watered or trimmed. Most synthetic turfs come with some type of warranty. Some up to 10 years.|
- Putting green – Obviously, this caters to the golf enthusiast. But, a putting green can be hours or fun for the whole family. You can create immaculate putting areas of any size and difficulty. Natural golf greens take copious amounts of care while synthetic one take virtually none.
- Play Area – Instead of sand, gravel or rubber, you can create a children’s play area surround by amazing feeling synthetic turf. Not only will it look great like natural grass, but turf is non absorbent and antimicrobial. That means you kids can play in a area that isn’t attracting bugs and other pest. Being non absorbent means you’ll never get stains. So kids can spill away and you’ll never have to worry about it being damaged.
Synthetic Yards are a great way to help reduce water consumption. In California, you never know when another water crisis could hit. It’s also a great way to expand your outdoor living space and keep it looking beautiful all year long while saving you money on water costs.