Mow and Grow Lawn Care

Re-turfing involves removing your old and damaged grass or thatch, in order to lay down brand new turf. At Mow & Grow, we offer high quality and healthy local turf laying services. Though on some occasions renovating is a much cheaper and sometimes easier option, what if your lawn is beyond repair? Re-turfing is a great idea if your grass is too damaged that a renovation would do it no good; or if the ground levels are too uneven. But what do you go for? There are many benefits of artificial grass that should be considered when your lawn is returfed.

When it comes to re-turfing, it is important to use the right materials for your specific garden’s needs. It also depends on what you want from your outdoor space and how you intend to use your lawn.

 

Natural Grass Lawn

Some may be put off from artificial grass as they want a “natural look” for their garden. Newly turfed grass can transform an outdoor space, livening it up with fresh and healthy grass. Real grass does have environmental benefits as, like plants, grass will photosynthesize; taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen into the air. It also could attract wildlife into your garden, such as hedgehogs, creepy crawlies and small birds.

However, a natural grass lawn can require a lot of maintenance, depending on the size and type of turf used. It will need a lot of watering and observing to ensure that weeds do not spout or that thatch grows excessively. From this, alternatives should be considered.

 

Benefits of Artificial Grass

Artificial or synthetic grass is becoming more popular in gardens around the UK. Through 2020’s Lockdown, the term ” artificial grass” tripled in popularity as people were finding new ways of simplifying their garden maintenance.

Artificial grass is a suitable choice for those who do not necessarily have time to take care of their garden. It requires little maintenance, as it does not need to be watered, fertilised or mowed. It means this time that would be spent doing gardening work, can now be spent relaxing in said garden! Enjoy your views of the aesthetically pleasing lawn. This can also benefit groups such as the elderly or those who have trouble walking.

It also has environmental benefits. As mentioned, artificial grass does not need watering. To get a healthy natural grass lawn, constant watering and maintenance are needed, potentially wasting hundreds of gallons of water each year. Synthetic grass, on the other hand, will reduce water wastage and also will save your water bills.

Artificial turf, in addition, can work out cheaper in the long run. As it does not need major maintenance, you will not need regular lawn treatments or to use any gardening tools. Also, the artificial grass will last longer and maintain its healthy look for a much extended period. Work with a professional lawn care company to ensure that you have the correct turf laid down.

 

Our Services

Here at Mow & Grow, we offer a wide range of landscaping services, including offering lawn care tips to our customers and letting them know the benefits of artificial grass installation. Based in the Northamptonshire area, we offer local grass cutting services and are experienced in all things turf! Whether this is answering the question “how to re-turf a lawn?”, or knowing the different benefits of artificial grass vs natural grass lawn. We are here to help!

Get a free quote today and let our specialists come to you and see how we can help! Fill in our online form and a member of our team will shortly be in touch. Alternatively, get our services delivered straight to your feed and follow us on Instagram! We post regular updates on our latest and biggest projects.

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