Artificial Grass Information & Blog

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Purchase Green Statement on ESPN Crumb Rubber Report

On Tuesday, November 3, ESPN’s investigative news magazine program E:60 aired a report on the potential deleterious effects of crumb rubber infill used in many artificial grass sports fields. The report, titled The Turf War, examined a growing body of evidence which seems to indicate that crumb rubber infill is linked to incidents of cancer, most often among soccer goalies. (more…)

Posted on November 4, 2015

The Benefits of a DIY Artificial Grass Installation

do it yourself artificial grass installation There are many great reasons to install an artificial grass lawn, a number of which we’ve covered here on the Purchase Green blog. Generally, people considering artificial grass are concerned with benefits such as reducing water consumption, saving time and energy on lawn maintenance or just simply having a great-looking lawn year-round. (more…)

Posted on November 2, 2015

Sub-Base: The Foundation of Great Artificial Grass Lawns

IMG_0569 If you’ve decided to install artificial grass, first, congratulations on making a wise, water-saving decision. Not only will artificial grass help to significantly reduce your water consumption, it also provides you with a beautiful, functional lawn that will pay for itself in just a few years. (more…)

Posted on October 26, 2015

Artificial Grass – What’s in a Name?

Artificial-grass-installerIt goes by many names – fake grass, synthetic turf and even faux lawn – but we prefer to call it artificial grass. Our products are textiles made to look, feel and perform as well or better than natural grass. But it is artificial and when you’re considering installing any product in your home it’s in your best interest to know what, exactly, that product is made of. (more…)

Posted on October 13, 2015

10 Reasons Homeowners Are Going Synthetic

synthetic lawn
The seeds have been planted and the synthetic lawn movement is growing. Homeowners are finding the benefits in a synthetic lawn, and many are
making the switch without looking back.

You could say that the movement is a real-life case of the grass being greener on the synthetic side. (more…)

Posted on October 5, 2015

September’s Top 10 Artificial Grass Stories

Purchase Green Top 10 At Purchase Green you probably wouldn’t be surprised to know we closely follow all the news that concerns artificial grass. But you might be surprised just how often artificial grass makes news and impacts people’s lives in a positive way. From stories about the generosity of others to new, water-saving legislation in California, there’s been a lot going on in the artificial grass industry. Here’s our round up of the top 10 artificial grass stories from September. (more…)

Posted on September 30, 2015

The Latest on Artificial Grass Legislation

law being signed Over the last few months you may have heard about changes in the law in regards to artificial grass. There are actually two bills in California at the state level that have either been signed into law or are awaiting Governor Brown’s signature. (more…)

Posted on September 28, 2015

Yes, We Want It to Rain too

When I tell people I work for Purchase Green artificial grass, the first thing most do is express interest because artificial grass is typically a product the average person doesn’t know all that much about. And, more often than not, people will follow up with some variant on “Boy, the drought sure must be good for business!” (more…)

Posted on September 23, 2015