Beyond The Bad Lawn Day


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How much do natural and artificial lawns look alike? If you don't know the secret, you will never guess the truth. But there more to the story of sisterhood. We have more episodes coming next week.

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Keep your home up-to-date starting with your lawn. Even you're not completely sold on using artificial grass in your yard it's fair to note that days of fertilizers and pesticides are behind us. Now, the synthetic lawn is much more full of character - think everything from colorful blends to sustainable materials. In 2019, artificial grass is the bang on-trend.


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Sports fans are conscious of the benefits synthetic turf provides on a playing field, but thats not the only place artificial grass can be used effectively. Artificial turf, drought-tolerant lawn alternative, offers beautiful curb appeal and relaxing spot for family, guests, and pets.


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The idea of decorating rooftops with solar panels has been around for a while, but an international team of scientists came up with a new concept of using artificial grass to generate energy. Apparently, synthetic fibers can work as a miniature wind turbine, producing power for the home with every breeze.

The turboelectric generator (TENG) uses strips of artificial grass to generate an electric current. One side of a fiber blade can be coated with nanowires while the other with indium tin oxide. As the wind blows, fibers come into a contact with each other. It allows electrons to pass from one piece of grass to the next, generating an electric flow.


Tor Mclean, the resident of Lafayette, California, solved the California historic drought issue at his own backyard. He tore away his water-thirsty lawn and turned it into a beautiful, eternally green retreat that requires zero maintenance and lowers approximatly 70% of his monthly water bill. Plus, he is getting a rebate from East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to decrease the cost of transition.


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Take a look at the picture above. Is the lawn real or fake? 19 out of 20 people make a mistake. Test yourself.


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Putt-60 Bicolor professional putting greens is the great fit for golf clubs, parks, attraction areas, or individual golfers who love to enjoy a personal golf course in their backyard.

One of the best synthetic grass solutions on the market. Creates perfect traction and the best force reduction properties. Proven to give the best game experience for players.

Rich and luxurious turf creates realistically beautiful plush lawn. Light and heat are diffused through the specialized curves of the blade making it ideal for regions with extreme weather conditions.

The most natural-looking artificial turf on the market. This turf can be installed on landscapes, lawns, playgrounds, traffic medians, pet areas, commercial or residential spaces, and is suitable for lightly to heavily trafficked areas.

Perfect for your commercial or residential landscape designs, safe for children & pets. Soft blades of green grass will last year after year despite extreme weather and wear.

Beautiful green grass that will last for twenty years or more! Endures higher traffic levels making it a clear choice for busy playgrounds and a beautiful option for front and back yards.

Fashionable and versatile, perfectly suited to be the star of any outdoor event and the finishing touch that completes your home's meticulously designed yard.

Engineered with KoolMax Technology, the unique W blade shape diffuses sunlight and heat through the curves of its blades, lowering the overall temperature of the turf up to 15 degrees.


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Global Syn-Turf, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and wholesaler of high-quality artificial grass in the United States and Canada. The company offers an extensive selection of products for commercial and residential landscapes, playgrounds, sports athletic fields, municipalities, golf putting greens and pet areas. Global Syn-Turf, Inc. provides innovative, environmentally friendly synthetic turf systems which require little maintenance, no water, pesticides, or fertilizers through multiple company-owned distribution centers across the United States. The state-of-the-art artificial grass offers realism, drainage, performance, safety, and durability. Global Syn-Turf is the exclusive artificial grass partner of San Francisco 49ers.

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