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What’s Changing California’s Landscape? | NBCNEWS


 The drought is changing California’s landscape in some unexpected ways. Not only is it drying up lakes, turning streams to a trickle and causing the land to sink, it’s weaning Californians off lush, water-guzzling lawns. Julio Lopez owns and runs Cadre Landscaping in the Southern California city of Glendale. The 54-year-old Lopez said he’s been […]

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Is it time for a fake lawn?


 There’s just something beautiful and comforting about mown grass. Whether you’re throwing a ball, lying in the shade on a hot day, or sitting outside on a warm night, a green lawn is a pleasure. Writer Wallace Stegner, having grown up in dry, wild Saskatchewan, Canada, first saw a lawn at age 11 in Montana. […]

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Going Where No Grass Has Gone Before – Rooftops, Decks & Patios


 At first glance you might think that artificial grass isn’t a natural fit for city living. Think again, and let Artificial Turf Express show you that synthetic turf has its place in any urban landscape. In San Francisco and other great cities our artificial turf products are showing up in a number of applications ranging […]

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New California law protects brown lawns from homeowners associations


 Jessica Calefati recently reported that homeowners associations can no longer fine residents who fail to water their lawns during droughts under legislation sponsored by a San Jose lawmaker. Reports earlier this year that a San Lorenzo association threatened in writing to retaliate against a man with a burned lawn inspired Assembly Bill 2100. But reports […]

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Affordability Shows Itself In A Number Of Different Ways With Artificial Grass


 We know that there are many ‘would-be’ artificial grass owners who have long considered undertaking an installation at their home, only to talk themselves out of it for fear of the cost being prohibitive. Sadly, many of them have reached this conclusion without truly looking into the costs as well as the benefits. At Artificial […]

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New Independent Lab Testing of Synthetic Turf Crumb Rubber Infill Re-confirms Health and Safety


 Lower Canada College (LCC), a leading K-12 private school in Montreal, Canada today announced that the crumb rubber infill used in its new synthetic turf athletic field is safe for continued use by children of all ages. This comes as a result of testing that the school conducted using an independent, highly-sophisticated laboratory in Paris, […]

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Bill would force HOAs to allow fake grass


 California homeowner associations would be required to allow artificial turf in front yards under a bill recently proposed by the San Diego County Water Authority. The bill, or a version of it, is likely to be championed by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego. Only a fraction of the state’s 47,000 HOAs permit synthetic grass on […]

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STC Response to NBC National News Story on Health Effects of Crumb Rubber in Synthetic Turf


 The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) and the synthetic turf industry take the health, safety, and welfare of synthetic turf users very seriously. We sympathize with those individuals who are battling a serious illness. As the industry’s trade association, it is our responsibility to address the issues raised in the NBC story in an objective manner. […]

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Why Fake Grass is Gaining Popularity


 If you live in a low-water area, or if you’re just tired of constant lawn maintenance, you’re in good company. More homeowners are saving time, water — and their backs — by switching from real grass to artificial turf. Synthetic grass for landscaping and recreation is growing 10% to 15% a year in the U.S. […]

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Synthetic Grass a Popular Choice for Dog Runs


 Many consumers now want to cover areas of their garden that dogs have completely ruined. These areas, sometimes referred to as dog runs, are significantly benefited by the use of artificial grass.  It provides a safe environment, easy to clean after your pet, lead-free, non-flammable, non-toxic, resistant to extreme traffic, wear and tear. No more […]

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Synthetic Turf Grass, the Time is Now


 Synthetic lawns have turned into the newest way to create beautiful green grass landscaping that requires minimal maintenance.  It’s even more desirable in hot and humid areas such as Las Vegas and Atlanta.  As well as providing a huge water savings solution across drought stricken California.  But if you’re not a synthetic turf grass expert, you probably don’t […]

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