Want to save water and time this year? You may want to consider a more drought tolerant landscaping solution. We spend a lot of time, money, and water maintaining our yards every year, but with the ongoing drought making it more and more difficult, it may be time to consider alternatives.

One of the best alternative landscaping solutions to consider is artificial turf.

While it may have been primarily used for sports fields, artificial turf has hit the residential market due to it’s improved quality.

How to Install Artificial Turf

Take a look at this helpful article demonstrating how to install artificial turf at home for a complete illustration from start to finish.

In addition to outlining the steps needed to install turf, the article also outlines the tools you’ll need to ensure the job is well done.

In order to prevent weeds from growing up through the turf and causing it to buckle or disfigure, lay a sheet of weed-suppressing membrane over your lawn space, and cut it to shape using a utility knife.

Take a look and let us know what you think.

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