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CHICAGO (AP) - The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide poisoning. In Illinois alone, hospitals reported more than Continue Reading


In the past, home owners are restricted to some limited options when they are in search of the best alternatives for natural grass to be installed in their San Diego homes. Artificial grass and huge rock garden are the best options you can consider to be installed in your homes and office.

Some year's back just one variety of artificial grass is available which looks unreal. Things are getting better these days, there are quite pretty number of varieties available when it comes to installing artificial lawns with real and natural feel. This is motivating many people in San Diego to use artificial turf instead of real grass.


Artificial turf fields are on their way to Petaluma, CA. Three artificial turf fields are scheduled to be installed at a Petaluma park. Artificial turf fields will also be installed later at two high schools who are following suit.

Parents have expressed their concerns however concerning risk of bacterial infections, heat conduction, the effects of crumb rubber, and increased risk of physical injuries to players.


A high school in Keizer, OR, is beginning to raise money for a new sports field to be installed with synthetic turf. The high school, McNary High School, says if it raises $1 million, they'll be able to get rid of their irregular and inconvenient natural grass field which has patches of dead grass scattered across its face and replace it with synthetic turf, which will save the school district money and increase usability. The school hopes to start converting their current fields to synthetic turf this summer and to have it completed by the next school year.


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Perfect for your commercial or residential landscape designs, safe for children & pets. Soft blades of green grass will last year after year despite extreme weather and wear.

Utilizing the latest technology to create the ultimate in artificial grass luxury and comfort, Double S-72 is outstanding for a surprisingly comfortable synthetic grass product that feels great when you kick your shoes off.

Beautiful green grass that will last for twenty years or more! Endures higher traffic levels making it a clear choice for busy playgrounds and a beautiful option for front and back yards.

Suited for high traffic play and recreation areas, as well as lower traffic commercial and residential landscapes & pets areas. Provides a soft yet resilient cushion of turf safe enough for children to play on while maintaining top of the line durability standards.

Engineered with KoolMax Technology, the unique W blade shape diffuses sunlight and heat through the curves of its blades, lowering the overall temperature of the turf up to 15 degrees.

Strong enough to withstand up to heavy foot traffic, Sierra Pro-70 will save you money and time in your day to day life. Forget daily watering or annoying brown, patchy spots and rocky terrain.

Ideal for hot climates and extreme weather, pet areas, playgrounds, landscapes. Unique W Blade technology diffuses light and heat creating a turf that is 15 degrees cooler than its competition.

Turn your lawn into a beautiful, lush and tranquil retreat and forget about monthly maintenance fees for the next twenty years.


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