Synthetic lawn, Threat or Joke

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by pjslawncare/landscap, Jan 23, 2004.

  1. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    Anyone know somebody with a synthetic lawn. I know they are sometimes used on sports feilds. How well are they for other applications? I had a laugh on this web site saying "to clean Dog waste, simply scoop it up then hose it clean"
    Synthetic Lawns
    And your opinion?
  2. Grounds Control

    Grounds Control LawnSite Member
    from 01748
    Messages: 52

    sounds expensive $3.50 per sq ft plus install and prep.......besides what do you do when the lawn "fades"?
  3. LawnPerfect

    LawnPerfect LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    it would also become a major hassle for the homeowner to clean over time from leaves, pinestraw, dust, dirt, rocks, ash, ect.
  4. SUPERIOR Lawn Design

    SUPERIOR Lawn Design LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Water it with green dye maybe? :confused:
  5. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    lol, thats a fert and you need to have a synthetic app license for it :)
  6. REALtreeGodFather

    REALtreeGodFather Guest
    Messages: 0

    Sheesh! Plastic cars, plastic toys, plastic lawns... will it ever stop?

    I'll take the old-fashioned green lawn and dirt anyday.
  7. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    There was a case in FLA a few years ago with a couple that got rid of their lawn and put down astro turf in their whole yard. It got wet, started to rot, etc. The judge ordered them to remove it and plant grass.

    Just my 2 cents.

  8. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,578

    Amen to that

    My neighbor inquired about that stuff a couple years ago they Sang her a sweet story till it came to price a good few hundred$$$$
  9. bastalker

    bastalker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 965

    Your kidding right?????

    How much of the United States do you think is desert?? It has a market place in maybe 3 states. Wouldn't want to live in any of em.....heh heh heh
  10. SUPERIOR Lawn Design

    SUPERIOR Lawn Design LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    I wonder if they include a few synthetic weeds for a little realism...

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