Beyond Lawn Replacement: Designing With Artificial Turf
When most people consider artificial turf for their landscaping, the biggest question they have is how realistic it will seem. Sure, you might be saving water . . . and gasoline by not needing to mow it . . . and keeping fertilizer out of the environment . . . but will people know it's not natural? While a lot of progress has been made in making artificial turf look like the real thing—you only have to check out photographs of synthetic yards online to see how realistic they can look today—you shouldn't overlook an alternative option: embrace the fact that it's artificial, because as an artificial turf, you can put it in places, and use it for things, you couldn't with real grass.