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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 …

A Guide to Pet Turf Installation and Maintenance

If you’re like most pet owners, you’ve likely long since given up on the idea of ever having a nice lawn. From brown or yellowed patches in the grass to holes and spots that won’t grow back, the idea of a nice-looking lawn becomes more fantasy than reality with furry friends around. When you also factor in the caprices of …

The Benefits of Synthetic Grass

Having a lush, well–manicured lawn doesn’t have to mean hefty maintenance or upkeep costs. Advances in artificial grass technology have resulted in cutting–edge, eco–friendly products that are a far cry from the “astroturf” products of the 1970s. This new breed of artificial grass is realistic, sustainable, functional, and best of all, it’s virtually maintenance–free. Artificial Grass is Low-Maintenance  Finding an ideal …

Make Your Yard “You” With Magnolia Turf

A yard says a lot about a home, doesn’t it? The experience, enjoyment and overall living aspect of a home is dramatically impacted by the health of your yard. Magnolia Turf strives to meet the customers need for yard customization and satisfaction. Whether it be for your children to play on, pets to run around on or a cook-out with …

Give Your Four Legged Friend A Yard To Love

No more yellow spots! Being a pet-owner myself, I know how important it is to have a space for your pet to run and live. I also know the struggles of limiting yellow spots in the yard. There is no better way to create this space for your animal than giving your pet the gift of Pet-Turf. Magnolia Turf Pet-Turf …

Who Doesn’t Love a Unique Rooftop Experience?

With so many new buildings emerging in the Austin, Tx downtown metroplex it only makes sense to make yours a unique spot to attract customers. A new trend that is rising is the “rooftop experience”. Many bars and restaurants are creating open-air spaces for customers to enjoy the outdoors, as well as their experience. Make your space unique with Magnolia …

Why Choose Synthetic Grass for Your Property?

  Low maintenance: Once it’s installed, artificial turf requires very little-to-no maintenance. No need for a lawn care appliances: Lawnmowers, weed-whackers, etc. become costly, need repairs and make up five percent of the country’s air pollution. No fertilizers or weed killers: Synthetic turf will only require certain types of infill to help the blades stand tall. Our infill products are safe …

All Green-All the Time

What’s worse than looking out to your yard and seeing an oasis of brown? Honestly, when it comes to a home environment atleast, I can’t think of anything more depressing. To look out to your backyard and dream of what could be if you only had a yard to enjoy. That every time you look out to your backyard you get …

How Long Until My Investment in Turf Pays Itself Off?

The number one concern when it comes to installing synthetic grass into your yard is cost. And we understand why. That initial upfront investment that one makes when purchasing turf can be daunting but we want to explain the pay-off in this post. Below is a table based off of a 1,200 sqft. lawn to compare the cost of installing synthetic …

A Golfers Paradise

Being a golfer, I know that there is never a time when my putting doesn’t need some extra practice (can I hear an amen!), but the problem is accessibility to a putting green is scare and finding enough daylight to practice is often rare. With Magnolia Turf Putting Greens, we can customize and install a putting green of your standards into your …

Cleaning Up After Life’s Little Messes

Your lawn is meant to be used and we encourage everyone to enjoy it to the fullest. Don’t worry about staining your yard with spills of any sort. Our artificial grass is stain resistant and most spills can be washed away with a bit of water. For those tougher using a mild soap with lukewarm water or use equal parts …

Save Yourself Money, Water and Time

Did you know that watering lawns is the biggest expense in one’s monthly water bill? “Austin Water is currently in Conservation Stage. Remember to adjust your automatic sprinklers or manual watering times based on your address. Failure to follow the water restrictions may result in enforcement action, including fines of up to $500 per violation.”- City of Austin, Texas. October 2016.(https://www.austintexas.gov/department/watering-restrictions) As …