Thursday, August 22, 2013

Guest post- Weird and wonderful ways to use artificial grass!

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 is not uncommon to see a fake grass lawn in your neighbors 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.

Rooftop Garden

If you do not 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 will 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.

Indoor Gym

If you are 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 its very own play area. Fake grass is safer for pets and can be and is a lot more hygienic to clean.

Children’s Bedroom

If you have a child in your family who is a football fan then fake grass is great option for a children’s bedroom or a themed playroom. You can create a football pitch or a jungle by simply putting animal prints on the walls for boys and flowers and countryside rainbows for girls.

Chicken Coop

If you are a chicken lover but are fed up of them running your lawn then give them a fake grass to run. That way they are happy and the mess can simply be hosed down.

Play Area

Artificial grass is 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.

Swimming Pools

Artificial grass is water permeable and anti-slip so it is a great idea for putting around your garden pool. It is pretty, slip- free and you will have no more muddy wet patches on your lawn.

Business Marketing

When you look at photo shoots based on a lovely scenic background or on a greener than greener football pitch? Well it is fake grass. Believe it or not, fake grass is often used at promotional events, in TV commercial and photo-shoots.

Commercial Décor

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 Amy Bennett who has recently invested in high quality artificial grass from Namgrass

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