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Playground Turf: Why It’s So Much Better than Grass

If you’re considering your options for outdoor playground turf, you’re trying to decide between grass and turf. It’s not easy. You may think natural grass is better because it feels soft walking on it. However, it’s not that simple. Natural grass might feel springy to walk on, but the earth beneath it is often hard, especially if it’s dry. Then, …

What Is Turf Infill and What Kind Should You Use?

As more homeowners take charge of their landscaping, artificial grass and turf are becoming increasingly popular.  If you’re considering buying turf, you more than likely have heard people mention something called turf infill.  Turf infill is a non-negotiable feature of turf that helps it last longer and keeps it in good shape. However, the specific turf you should buy depends …

6 Reasons Golfers Prefer Artificial Putting Greens (Infographic)

If you’re an avid golfer, you are always on the hunt for new ways to improve your game. That’s where artificial putting greens come in.  There are lots of reasons why many golfers prefer artificial putting greens. Practicing on artificial putting greens can not only improve your game, but it can also help save time, money, environmental resources, and more.  …

A Guide to Artificial Turf for Rooftop Decks

Do you live in a small space? Are you a city-dweller where space in downtown neighborhoods is limited? Just because you live in a small area doesn’t mean you have to compromise your access to the great outdoors. Recently, a big trend that has emerged for city apartment buildings is using artificial turf for rooftop decks.  What are the advantages …

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas in Texas

Maintaining a flawless lawn is hard enough, but it can be near impossible in Texas during peak drought season. However, not all hope is lost. Below are some Texas drought tolerant landscaping ideas to enhance your yard’s beauty while conserving water.  How to Choose Drought Resistant Landscaping Choosing the right landscaping for your yard will depend on your personal preferences. …

The Cost of Artificial Grass Explained

As a homeowner, the quest for a perfectly green and lush lawn is endless. It’s a constant cycle of carefully timed maintenance, and even then, forces outside of your control can leave your grass brown and patchy.  Artificial grass provides a practical long-term solution to turf troubles, but many questions about it persist. Learn about the actual cost of artificial …

9 Tips For Maintaining Artificial Grass in Texas

Artificial grass is an “instant lawn” and the answer to the prayers of many homeowners, especially pet owners. Artificial turf lawns require very little care and maintenance.  Synthetic turf lawns are attractive all year long, and no watering is needed. They eliminate puddling, grass stains, ruts, and bare spots. No mowing, trimming, fertilizers, or pesticides are required, either.  What is …

Project Spotlight: Putting Green & Batting Cage

Recently, a client living in Plano, Texas, partnered with Magnolia Turf to convert their shaded backyard into a green oasis. Specifically, they wanted the yard to include a batting cage for their children and two separate putting greens. In addition, the client wanted a mess-free area for their family dog to roam. Key Project Challenges By far, the biggest challenge …

What Are the Benefits of Artificial Turf in Texas?

Ever wonder how your neighbor always seems to have a perfectly green lawn even though they’re never working outside? Artificial turf might just be the secret. Artificial turf has given homeowners and pet owners all over Texas and across the United States a quick and easy way to have a picture-perfect lawn year-round. The benefits of artificial grass are both …