Artificial Grass – Is It For You?

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California’s climate coupled with its typical water absence means many areas of the state tend to run on the dry side. This arid environment makes a case for artificial grass. And for some, artificial turf’s ease of use makes it a very tempting alternative to the real thing. Here are some pros and cons to consider if this is an aesthetic you’re leaning towards.


It’s Not Real. At the end of the day, artificial grass is just that. Artificial. If you truly love the smell, look and feel of soft grass, then this may not be an ideal option for you.

It Gets Hot. Research should be done on color, material choice and location if you’re installing it in an area prone to lots of sunlight because the synthetic materials can heat up quite a bit to an uncomfortable level. You’ll especially want to consider this if you have little kids running barefoot in the garden.  Read More:



Comments (2)

Christine Wade
Christine Wade - Townsend, MT
Operations Strategist / Online Business Manager

It definitely gets hot - my kids had it on the grounds at their school and in southern California's warm months it gets uncomfortable at best.  I am not a huge fan but know some who are...personal preference!

May 12, 2020 03:34 PM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

It's not for me where I live in Georgia.  It was on a playground I visited with my grandson in summer and it was stupid hot.  

May 12, 2020 03:39 PM