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Advantages and Disadvantages of Artificial Grass

There are lots of benefits of artificial grass, aside from the obvious aesthetics. Impressive warranties, quality manufacturing and environmental benefits have totally changed the perception of artificial grass; installing faith in it being a valuable, cost-effective alternative to natural turf.

Now it wouldn’t be a fair assessment if we didn’t also consider the disadvantages of artificial grass. Although we love the stuff, there are a few areas we advise you look into before purchasing. So without further ado let’s look at the pros and cons…

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Sod Vs Artificial Grass

What is Sod? Sod is natural grass and soil held together by the roots. Referred to as turf, sod is used by the agricultural industry to repair or replace damaged grass. Sod is an offensive term used to describe someone who is unpleasant or difficult.

We’ve all heard the word used in some context. But a lot of us will be more familiar with the later definition of sod, as opposed to its true meaning. Grown on specialist farms, sod is distributed in grass rolls. It is used as a treatment for natural lawns, golf courses and sports stadiums. So now we know what it is, we thought it would be a good idea to see how sod compares to artificial grass.

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Artificial Grass for a New Build Home

Artificial Grass for a New Build Home

The team here at Grass Direct, love to see our customer installs. From full lawn transformations to decking and paving coverings. Seeing the end result and the difference our artificial grass has made to thousands of homes across the UK is priceless.

The Standley family have been kind enough to share their beautiful garden with us and feature in our customer case study. Giving you a full insight into adding artificial grass to a new-build home, a true review of our Lisbon Artificial Grass range and rating their experience with Grass Direct.

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Cheap Artificial Grass

Cheap Artificial Grass

Looking for cheap artificial grass? You’ve come to the right place. As the UK’s largest supplier of artificial grass, we have a range to suit every home and budget – without sacrificing quality.

Our team of artificial grass experts design our grass ranges themselves, which means our products are unique to us. Creating different densities and yarn shapes enable us to offer superior quality artificial grass, manufactured to our exacting standards. By cutting out the middle-man, we pass on those fantastic savings to you – our customers!

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Natural Grass Vs Artificial Grass

Gardening is like marmite you either love it or you hate it. A glimpse of sunshine and green-fingered gardeners don the gardening gloves and dive straight into the epiphany of chores which accompany a perfect garden. For the rest of us, there are much better ways of spending a sunny afternoon like racing to the beach for a fun family day out – The garden can wait, right?

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Artificial Grass For a Busy Family Home

Keeping up appearances in a busy family home can be a tricky job. Especially if you’re living next door to Hyacinth Bucket – queen of the immaculate garden! With one too many dandelions to continue to ignore and no time spare in the schedule for gardening, you may want to consider artificial grass.

Low maintenance, no watering, all-weather and child & pet-friendly – artificial grass requires minimal effort to keep it looking perfect. Sound like your ideal solution? Read on to discover the top 5 benefits artificial grass can bring to your family home.

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How to Maintain Your Artificial Grass in Autumn

How to Maintain Your Artificial Grass in Autumn

Autumn is well and truly here; the trees are shedding their leaves and the woolly jumpers are brought to the front of the wardrobe. Thoughts turn to home maintenance as we get ready for cosy nights in and the countdown to the festive season – yes we’re mentioning it already! But what about your garden?

Often forgotten about, maintaining your garden in Autumn is just as important as sprucing up the living room, lounge or kitchen. Whilst artificial grass requires little upkeep, your garden is the first impression for your guests so here are our top tips to keep it looking immaculate:

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