Rollins prefers turf around her pool because of the softness it creates. "I tend not to look at it as fake grass" says Rollins of the artificial turf she says is more economical in the long run. Rollins has three dogs and purchased a special variety of turf that works well with pets.
What vacation home would truly be complete without its own pool? To ensure that their clients could make a splash out back, the Landform Design Group installed a sleek swimming pool right into the ground, with turf on all sides for soft entries and exits.
To keep the backyard consistent with the interior of the home, the designers outfitted the raised deck with furniture in similar colors, like blues and corals. Here, cushioned lounge chairs offer space for sunbathing, while synthetic turf below gives the clients' children room to tumble.
This manicured modern outdoor sitting area features lovely landscaping. Turf is a great alternative to a lawn: it saves water, it's pesticide free and there's no mowing needed. Black mondo grass is a great groundcover. Use native plantings for a fuss-free, sustainable environment.
This Southern New Jersey home’s backyard blends artificial grass seamlessly with flowers and mulch to create a natural looking lawn that doesn’t require water or fertilizer. An organic vegetable garden would do nicely adjacent to this lawn.
What was once an underutilized space is now a favorite spot at this Santa Barbara beach cottage. The use of purple and greens takes your eye away from the artificial turf and the custom built vertical fence gives the space a more open feel.
The balcony of this penthouse in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida was damp and slippery from the sea air and morning dew before the owners installed ForeverLawn synthetic turf. Now all surfing takes place on the water only.
Segmented concrete pavers provide access to this section of the backyard that contains a small area of turf, a sunken trampoline and a line of Sweetgum trees. These trees provide privacy to the yard, separating it from the street, and the green space gives the kids a place to play. Finally, a sunken trampoline with six jets enhances the fun on a hot summer day.
Layers of lush plants complement the elegant architectural style of this luxurious home in Southampton, New York. The garden is framed by an emerald green necklace of trimmed boxwood hedges, which help separate the swimming area from the floral and herb parterres planted with lavender, roses and lady's mantle.