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PERFECT LAWN ⋅ 365 DAYS A YEAR

 

Everyone dreams of the perfect lawn.  Achieving a perfect lawn is not easy. …

 

 

· Artificial Grass · Low Maintenance · Natural · Child & Pet Friendly

 

 

Is Artificial Grass better Than Turf? · Exeter

 

No question.  A well-kept lawn will look great in any garden design project.  Lush, flat and thick.  Let’s be honest most natural lawns fall short of that perfect finish.  They require a lot of work and attention to keep them looking great 365 days a year.  You can maintain your lawn yourself.  Or hire an expert.  Who maintains your lawn weekly for you.  Let’s be honest that maintenance money, builds up over the months and years.  In the long run.  It may be cheaper to replace your lawn with low maintenance, Artificial grass, Exeter. 

 

 

Good Drainage · Lawn Feed ·  Mowing · Moss · Watering Your Lawn

Real lawns need constant attention.  Feeding with a sports feed, at least 3 times is a year. Good drainage is essential.  To avoid waterlogging.  And constant mowing during the growing season.

 

Shady gardens are problematic.  Causing a thin mossy lawn.  Too little water in summer will also damage a lawn.  Undoing all your hard work.  And don’t mention kids or pets.

 

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ARTIFICIAL GRASS · SMALL · FRONT GARDENS · EXETER EXETER

 

Artificial grass works well in small garden spaces…..

 

 

· COURTYARDS ⋅ SMALL ⋅ LOW MAINTENANCE ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN

 

 

 

 

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SMALL GARDENS ⋅ARTIFICIAL GRASS EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH · TOPSHAM

Let’s be honest.  Most people don’t look forward to mowing your lawn. Is an effort to get the lawnmower out of the garage or shed. And to the front garden.  Will it start?  And is the blade sharp? For that two minute or three cut. Why not replace it with artificial grass, Exeter. Reducing your time and effort in maintaining your garden.

 

 

ARTIFICIAL GRASS · TRADITIONAL · CONTEMPORARY DESIGN · EXETER

Artificial grass will look great in any style of garden design.  Including traditional, contemporary, and tropical garden design Exeter.  Artificial grass is particularly useful in small gardens and courtyard gardens where space is at a premium.  Providing a versatile area that can be used at any time of the year.  And without the hassle of getting that lawnmower out!

 

 

LOW MAINTENANCE · ARTIFICIAL GRASS · EXETER

Everyone wants a low-maintenance garden.  Artificial grass is also a great addition to low-maintenance gardens. Combine artificial turf with a low-maintenance planting scheme.  Why not do away with the mower completely!  Reducing your green waste is considerable and your time spent gardening.

 

 

LOW MAINTENANCE PLANTS · EVERGREEN CLIMBERS

Opting for low maintenance plants makes sense.  Ever greens are great providing colour throughout the year.  Bamboo, phormiums work well.  Why not add a white jasmine climber.  Evergreen and lush.  With a great scent.  Why not add some colour.  Bulbs for the spring.  Class tulips, and Alliums.  Crocosmia for later on in the year. Interplanted with some agapanthus.

 

 

LOW MAINTENANCE  PLANTS · ARTIFICIAL GRASS · EXETER

 

Colour  allium ⋅ cyclamen ⋅ crocus ⋅ irises ⋅ lavender ⋅ kniphofia

Shrubs ⋅ foliage ⋅ structure  viburnum davidii ⋅ berberis ⋅ pingus ‘mugo’ ⋅ heucheras

Grasses ⋅ movement ⋅ contrastfestuca ⋅ miscanthus ⋅ carex ⋅ stipa ⋅ anemanthele

Climbers ⋅  ‘living walls’ clematis montana ⋅ climbing hydrangea

Garden design themes ⋅  contemporarytraditionaltropicalzenwhite garden.

 

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LAWNS ⋅ COMMON PROBLEMS

 

 

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Traditional lawns can have a whole host of problems.  Why not replace it with artificial grass in Exeter…

 

 

· Shardy · Damp · Dry · Sloping Gardens · Artificial Grass Exter

 

 

 

COMMON LAWN PROBLEMS · ARTIFICIAL GRASS TOPSHAM · EXETER

 

Most older lawns have one or two underlying problems.  Caused by poor garden design and landscaping.  Or a lack of lawn maintenance.  Achieving the perfect lawn can be a constant uphill struggle.  Ongoing lawn care is vital.   Poor growing conditions are generally costly and hard to overcome.  One reason artificial grass is becoming even more popular is Exeter.

 

 

SHADY GARDENS ·  ARTIFICIAL GRASS  · TOPSHAM · EXMOUTH · SIDMOUTH · EXETER

Shade can a problem for your garden design.  Invasive trees and hedges.  Tall walls or fences.  Or generally being overlooked by neighbouring properties.  A Common problem in terrace houses or new builds.  Sometimes making a natural lawn unviable in a small or courtyard garden design. 

 

 

THIN MOSSY LAWNS · CUT BACK VEGETATION

Shady gardens lead to a thin mossy lawn.  Compounded if your lawn area is also damp. Try to introduce as much light as possible into your garden.  Especially in shady areas of your garden.  Cut back any overhanging branches.  Reduce large conifers such as Leylandii.  Opt for a shade-tolerant turf for your lawn area.  If your grass is damp with poor drainage. You will need to improve the drainage of your lawn by aerating your lawn.  Options include a manual spike rotavator or a petrol aerator.  This can be hired from your local hire shop.   Aereatedyour lawn and brush in some lawn sand.  This will help with drainage.  And contains Iron to reduce worm castes. 

 

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DAMP GARDENS ·  ARTIFICIAL GRASS  · EXETER · TOPSHAM · EXMOUTH

 Damp gardens can be problematic for lawns.  Extreme dampness can cause waterlogging.  Lawns quickly become a muddy soggy mess.  Common causes include clay and compacted soil.  Short-term solutions include aeration and top-dressing with lawn sand. Long-term solutions are more expensive.

 

 

Removing Clay · Drainage Channels ·  Artificial Grass  · Topsham · Exmouth

Long-term solutions include removing clay and creating drainage channels.  Adding a network of perforated drainage pipes.  Part filling the channels with shingle and free-draining soil.  And finally Re-turfing. Overall, a  messy process.  You’ll also need to create an adequate drainage pit or soakaway.  For the excess water to flow into.  Sometimes hard to achieve in a garden full of clay.  After completing the project your may be looking at a complete returf.  Especially when using a digger.  Its problem better to bit the bullet and returf with artificial grass, Exeter

 

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Dry gardens · artificial grass · Exmouth · Sidmouth · Topsham

Grass-like water.  Not too much.  But a lawn doesn’t like to dry out in those long hot summer months.  Especially during those hosepipe bans.  The cause of a dry lawn is numerous.

 

Trees · Clay · Soil Compaction · Slopes  · artificial grass · Exmouth · Sidmouth · Topsham

Too many trees can suck the water out of your garden.  Pines trees a large and extract a lot of water over a large area.  And those needles don’t help the law overall health.  Leyland hedges are common since the 1970s and can cause problems.

 

Gardens on a slope.  Can have significant drainage problems.  If you are on top of the slope.  A dry garden.  That is if you have good drainage.  At the bottom of your garden.  A slope can cause waterlogging. Lack of rain during the summer months.  All contribute to dry lawn.  Solutions include watering with a sprinkler.  Or a zonal professional irrigation system.  Installation can be costly and messy.  It involves trenching irrigation pipes and re-turfing.

 

Compacte soil or a build-up of thatch can cause the surface of the lawn to repel water during heavy rainfall.  The water simply runs off the surface.  Not reaching the roots of your lawn.  Aerate your lawn and add lawn sand.  And rake out any thatch in the surface of your lawn.

 

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Gardens On Slopes ·  Artificial Grass · Exmouth · Sidmouth · Topsham

Gardens with slopes and banks are difficult and dangerous cut.  Water can also be a problem.  With turf often drying out during the summer months.  And low areas become waterlogged in the winter months.  Costly to solve.  Irrigation is one solution for those long hot summer months when the lawn dries out.   Artificial grass can be applied to slopes and is one solution to the problem.  And avoids the hardship of cutting your lawn on a steep slope.

 

 

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LAWN CARE ⋅ GUIDES

shade thin grass ⋅ poor drainage ⋅ compacted soil ⋅ clay soilturfing

 

PLANTS FOR PROBLEM LAWNS

Plant ideasdry sunny ⋅ moist shadedry shadewet soilsclay soils

 

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DESIGN IDEAS ⋅ ARTIFICIAL GRASS ⋅ EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH

 

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NATURAL COLOURS · ARTIFICIAL GRASS ⋅ EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH

Artificial grass has come a long way in recent years. It’s extremely realistic in appearance  Always pick artificial grass with a deep pile and natural colour.  You generally pay more for a thicker pile. Most grass has a thatch built-in to give you that real grass experience.  For artificial grass Exeter, we recommend  George Davis artificial turf.

 

 

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Frame Your Lawn · Exmouth · Sidmouth · Topsham

Frame your artificial grass by adding edging.  Edging adds definition and effectively separates your artificial lawn from beds and borders.  Options include timber, stone setts, or ever edge products.  Timber is probably going to be your cheapest and quickest option.  Options include sleepers, 4 x 4″ rustic fence posts and tantalised timber.  The artificial grass can be attached to the timber with nails.

 

The stone edging looks great.  It’s slightly more time consuming and the materials are slightly more.  But it looks great and will add definition to any artificial grass project, Exeter.   The artificial grass is usually attached to the stone edging with adhesive. 

 

 

Timber Edging  ⋅ adds straight lines, creating a formal artificial lawn.  Great for traditional garden design.  All timber is tanalized to prevent decay.

 

Natural Stone Setts add contemporary curves for interest.  Setts can be laid to form most shapes.  From formal straight lines.  To sweeping curves.  Choice granite setts for contemporary garden design.  Sandstone setts for traditional garden design.

 

Ever Edgecreate crisp lines or gentle curves.  Everedge is available in a variety of prepainted metallic finishes.   Including slate, black and brown.  Premade circular rings are also available in a variety of sizes.  Ideal for framing trees and specimen shrubs.

 

 

 

SOFTEN WITH PLANTING ⋅ ARTIFICIAL GRASS · EXETER

 

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Planting is a great way of adding interest and contrast to any garden design.  Softening your artificial lawn, Exeter. Add planting beds and borders around your artificial lawn project. Exeter.  Choice plants with interesting shapes, textures and colours.  Creating interesting planting combinations.  Planting schemes include contemporary, traditional, tropical, or zen garden designs.

 

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Think Outside The Box ·  Artificial Grass · Exmouth · Sidmouth · Topsham

Add interesting shapes to your artificial grass by adding curves to your artificial lawn.  Carefully choose natural materials to contrast, break up, or frame your artificial grass.  Natural stone sett works well with curves when installing your artificial grass, Exeter.   Ever Edge is also great for creating curves and radii and your artificial grass project, Exeter.

 

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INSTALLING YOUR ARTIFICIAL GRASS

 

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Tired of mowing your lawn.  Watering your lawn on those hot summer days.  Then artificial grass is for you.

 

 

Excavate · Edging · Crushed  Concrete · Membrane · Artificial Grass · Exeter

 

 

 

GETTING STARTED ·  ARTIFICIAL GRASS · EXETER · SIDMOUTH · TOPSHAM

Artificial grass has come a long way in recent years.   It’s extremely realistic and lush in appearance.  Always looking its best 365 days of the year.  And importantly has become more affordable.

 

Artificial grass is child-friendly & pet-friendly and will always look at its best, all year long.  No muddy winter messes.  Constant mowing and endless green waste.  Artificial lawn is free draining and being UV stable won’t fade.

 

 

ARTIFICIAL GRASS INSTALLATION · EXETER

 

Remove Lawn ⋅ Excavate ⋅ Artificial Grass · Exeter

First, remove your existing lawn.  Thoroughly wet your lawn area.  A day before with a sprinkler.  Hire a turf cutter.  This will make the process a lot easier.  For a larger area.   Consider hiring a mini digger.  Excavate to a depth of between 60mm to 80mm depth.  Skipping any excess soil.

 

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Choice a material to edge the perimeter.  Options include: tanalized 2″ x 2″ timber, stone edging setts, and ever edge.  Haunch in with concrete.

 

Add Baselayer ⋅ Artificial Grass · Exeter ⋅ Exmouth

Add a layer of crushed concrete of between 40-60mm.  Compact with a wacker plate.  To avoid shrinkage, create a free-draining solid base.  Add a layer of fine grano dust of between 15-25mm.  Screen to a level finish. Great for your artificial grass project, Exeter.

 

Weed Membrane ⋅ Artificial Grass · Exeter ⋅ Exmouth

Add a breathable weed membrane next. To prevent weed growth. Carefully roll your turf into position.   For an invisible join.   Join edging seams with a high strength edging tape.  Coated in adhesive.  Secure the perimeter with nails or attached to concrete haunching with adhesive.  Essential for your artificial grass, Exeter.

 

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AFTERCARE ⋅ CLEANING ⋅ ARTIFICIAL GRASS EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH

 

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Remove leaf litter and debris with a leaf blower.  Remove any stains or odours caused by pets or wildlife with a hygienic artificial grass cleaner.  This will keep your artificial grass tip-top, Exeter.

 

 

 

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Date: July 07, 2017