These days, more and more people are choosing to install artificial lawns over real lawns because its low-maintenance, eco-friendly, cost effective and very realistic. Fake grass was unheard of many years ago but now the trend has taken off all over the world so it’s not uncommon to see a fake grass lawn in your neighbours back garden or the garden across the road nowadays. But you may be surprised at some of the other places were artificial lawns are cropping up.
If you don’t have the luxury of owning a garden then do not fear, create a rooftop garden by installing a grass surface and decorating with potted plants and garden accessories. You’ll never tell the difference.
Balcony or Terrace
If you live in a flat or apartment and miss the look and feel of grass, install it onto your balcony or terrace, that way you can have the best of both worlds.
Private Putting Areas
Calling all golfers how would you like to own your very own putting green? Use artificial grass to create a small private putting green for golf practice, you can do this in your garden or even indoors if you have the space, it will make a great place for you and your mates to practice a few drives.
If you’re a bit of a gym buddy but like the outdoors, then artificial grass can create the feel of an outdoor workout whilst using state of the art equipment indoors.
Animal Play Area
Pets can have devastating effects on your lawn and carpet, so why not give your dog it’s very own play area. Fake grass is safer for pets and can be and is a lot more hygienic to clean.
If you’ve got a child in your family that’s mad about football then this is just great for a children’s bedroom or a themed playroom, maybe they want a football pitch or a jungle, create animal prints on the walls for boys and flowers and countryside rainbows for girls.
If you’re a chicken lover but are fed up of them running your lawn then give them a fake grass run that way they’re happy, you’re happy and the mess can simply be hosed down.
Artificial grass is just perfect for a children’s play area. It is a much safer option to put underneath climbing frames, slides and swings. You can relax in peace whilst the children play safely.
Artificial grass is water permeable and anti-slip so it’s a great idea for putting around your garden pool. It’s pretty, slip free and you’ll have no more muddy wet patches on your lawn.
When you look at photo shoots based on a lovely scenic background or on a greener than greener football pitch? Well it’s fake grass. Believe it or not fake grass is often used at promotional events, in TV commercial and photo-shoots.
Fake grass is just fantastic for market stalls and creating themed areas and window displays to showcase outdoor products such as bikes, BBQ equipment, outdoor play area and camping equipment. Thanks to artificial grass’s low-cost, versatility and eco-friendly attributes, artificial grass is making a big splash in many unusual places. Once thought to just be for sporting venues and the occasional front lawn, the uses for fake grass are endless!
This post was written by Emily Lockey on behalf of 1 Grass, the leading suppliers of artificial grass.
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