Synthetic grass is one of the best things you can put in your yard for a number of reasons. It’ll save you money, time, energy and more to allow you a better quality of life. Take a closer look at why synthetic grass installation is quickly becoming popular.

Synthetic Grass is Beautiful

Synthetic grass isn’t what it used to be. You cannot tell the difference between synthetic grass and real grass unless you look incredibly close. It even feels real. Despite the best efforts of people who use succulents and other plants to beautify their yards in an effort to avoid using a lot of water, a yard can look really bare, dry and hot without grass. Green grass adds color, life and coolness to an otherwise desert-like yard. Using artificial grass on its own or in combination with other drought-resistant plants make your yard look lush without having to use a lot of water to make it that way. The best of this is that it’ll stay this way without any hassle.

Water Crisis

Many states are having issues with water. Even for states that don’t have a water crisis, water is precious and far too many people use too much. It takes a considerable amount of time for water to filter through the ground. People use too much in the home: The average shower wastes 90 gallons of water, people frequently leave the tap on for extended periods of time, and water is wasted in many other ways. This is why many cities have made rules about how water is to be used. Even if you live in an area where there aren’t regulations, preserving water for future generations is important. Wetlands are also important. Without the need to water synthetic grass, you’ll save on your water bill, you’ll spend less time in the yard for watering, and you can help the environment.


Synthetic grass is extremely low maintenance. You don’t have to mow it because it stays at a consistent height. You don’t need to spray it down, unless you want to clean it. You don’t need any types of pesticides or other substances on it for maintenance. You might desire to perform a quick brushing if your synthetic lawn should experience a lot of foot traffic.


Your yard will stay relatively pest-free with synthetic grass. There are a number of reasons this occurs. Before synthetic grass is laid down, the ground is leveled, the soil is covered, and trenches help to collect and drain water of all sorts. This removes the possibility of stagnant water, which mosquitos and other insects enjoy. Synthetic grass also lessens soil availability, inhibits bacteria growth and a food source for insects. This, in turn, reduces other pests who might feed on insects. Overall, synthetic grass can be enjoyed more than a regular lawn because it doesn’t have the same issue a lawn has.

Time and Energy Management

With standard lawns, you need a substantial amount of time and energy to keep a perfect lawn. With a standard lawn, you have to spray insecticides to get rid of pests, remove dandelions and other weeds, look for snails, mow it, water it twice per day, lay down seeds for bare areas and more. With synthetic grass, you have very low maintenance, so you spend a significantly less amount of time in your yard. This leaves time to attend to other things in the house or out in your yard enjoying it.

Better Quality of Life

Your quality of life is dependent on a number of factors that either add to your enjoyment or take away from your enjoyment with stress. A traditional lawn is beautiful, but it’s stressful trying to take care of one. Given that synthetic grass offers the same benefits and aesthetics that a traditional lawn does and doesn’t present the same negatives that a traditional lawn does, you can add to the quality of your life with synthetic grass installation. Put it next to a pool, succulents or beautiful shrubs. Year after year, it will stay beautiful while you remain hassle and stress-free. That’s a smart trade-off.

Synthetic grass looks and feels amazing. Its lush appearance mimics the look of a beautiful lawn, but it doesn’t suffer from the same downside of a traditional lawn. If only more things could be easier in life.

If you’d like to know more about Artificial Lawn in Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley areas, please call K&D Landscaping at (831) 728-4018.