Benefits of Having Synthetic Turf during the Summer

IMG_1086There is something comforting and beautiful about having green grass on your lawn. It does not matter if you are lying down in the shade on a hot summer day or throwing a ball, having a green lawn is always a pleasure. In the harsh hot Texas summers, you have to deal with mowing and watering the grass so it does not dry up.  For a different approach that is still pleasing to the eye, consider synthetic grass. It has gained much popularity in the recent years for the many benefits home owners enjoy. Some benefits you will enjoy include:


Artificial grass will offer you an all year round green lawn. With improvements in manufacturing, the artificial grass has a realistic look and a color fast replica of actual grass without the uneven growth of natural lawn – Especially in summer when some parts dry up. Synthetic grass is always looking perfectly manicured and you will never be embarrassed by an unkempt lawn.

Ease of use

In this day and age we lead busy lives and we try to juggle our responsibilities like mowing the lawn if you have natural grass. This can take up to two or three hours of your time. You might not have the time for this. The artificial grass is low maintenance and does not need to be mowed. It is extra valuable for older people that cannot physically mow their lawns, and also for vacation home owners who are not always on site to take care of their lawn.

Environmental Friendliness

As the weather gets hotter and hotter during the summer there will be more pressure to restrict the water usage especially in a drought. These restrictions can really affect your lawn. With artificial grass you do not have to worry about water usage. You also do not emit carbon emissions by using the petrol driven lawn mowers. Artificial grass does not need to be treated with fertilizers and pesticides. There is no pollution of the environment when water runs off carrying chemicals.

Fun Activities 

Putting greens can be a fun activity for the whole family. It gives you a chance to work as a team and time to bond with your children who might have otherwise been in the house.


The material used to make the turf is high quality and can withstand the hot climate. You therefore do not have to worry about wear and tear for many years. You do not even have to worry about the color fading since the fibers used are UV stabilized. They do not fade even in the harshest summer sun.

For more information on synthetic turf installation, be sure to give Designer Landscapes a call.

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