Learn about lawn & landscaping design in Coastal Alabama

August 29, 2018 5:48 AM

Lawn and Landscaping Design in Coastal Alabama is the first fall 2018 course offered through Discover! An Institute for Learning in Retirement at the University of South Alabama Gulf Coast Campus. Come learn about lawn care and landscaping specifically... Continue Reading


Before the weather turns cold, you want to prepare your lawn for winter. With natural turf, winterizing involves several steps to pave your way for lush, healthy spring grass. Artificial grass means an end to 99% of fall lawn preparations, but there are some things you need to do for your yard to look fresh and clean before it's too chilly to spend time outdoors.


Keep your home up-to-date starting with your lawn. Even you're not completely sold on using artificial grass in your yard it's fair to note that days of fertilizers and pesticides are behind us. Now, the synthetic lawn is much more full of character - think everything from colorful blends to sustainable materials. In 2019, artificial grass is the bang on-trend.


Sports fans are conscious of the benefits synthetic turf provides on a playing field, but thats not the only place artificial grass can be used effectively. Artificial turf, drought-tolerant lawn alternative, offers beautiful curb appeal and relaxing spot for family, guests, and pets.


The idea of decorating rooftops with solar panels has been around for a while, but an international team of scientists came up with a new concept of using artificial grass to generate energy. Apparently, synthetic fibers can work as a miniature wind turbine, producing power for the home with every breeze.

The turboelectric generator (TENG) uses strips of artificial grass to generate an electric current. One side of a fiber blade can be coated with nanowires while the other with indium tin oxide. As the wind blows, fibers come into a contact with each other. It allows electrons to pass from one piece of grass to the next, generating an electric flow.


Tor Mclean, the resident of Lafayette, California, solved the California historic drought issue at his own backyard. He tore away his water-thirsty lawn and turned it into a beautiful, eternally green retreat that requires zero maintenance and lowers approximatly 70% of his monthly water bill. Plus, he is getting a rebate from East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to decrease the cost of transition.


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Fashionable and versatile, perfectly suited to be the star of any outdoor event and the finishing touch that completes your home's meticulously designed yard.

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.

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.

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.

Standard of durability for long lasting turf. Unique C Shape blades stand straighter under varying pressure and retain their original shape and blade position while ensuring that your lawn maintains its fresh green look every day.

Looks more realistic than many of its competitors and can handle up to heavy levels of foot traffic with resilient qualities that make it perfect for pet areas, recreation areas and meticulously designed landscapes.

Soft to the touch, Sierra Super-94 is a popular choice for lawns at homes with families and pets who love to play outside. Eco-friendly Sierra Super-94 transforms imperfect, uneven grass into a bright green wonderland of perfectly manicured lawn.

Bright emerald green and olive green blade colors combined with curled brown and green thatching perfectly complement the natural beauty of fresh grass.


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