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Would you replace your lawn with artificial turf?

Response Percent Votes
73% 474
26% 170
Total 644


RoeDapple 6 years, 2 months ago

It has taken many years to get my yard in this shape. I would miss the dandylions and crabgrass.

Flap Doodle 6 years, 2 months ago

Heck, just paint the concrete green & call it good.

Ron Holzwarth 6 years, 2 months ago

Snap, did you know that concrete can be dyed before it is poured, and then you won't ever need to worry about it needing painting?

The only downside is that I don't think that you can get dye it to get the deep, lush green color that you have in mind. About all that can actually be done is give it a tint.

Terry Sexton 6 years, 2 months ago

Not unless I lived in a football stadium.

Mike Edson 6 years, 2 months ago

Without question. A maintenance free yard? Heck yeah.

Mary Darst 6 years, 2 months ago

Hell, yeah. Not all of it, just the part I want to gravel because nothing but weeds grow there.

lil_frogy 6 years, 2 months ago

It would be like living in Arizona all over again.......

verity 6 years, 2 months ago

Not just No, but Hell No! Shudder!

Kind of like planting artificial flowers.

Much better to use native flowers and grasses that, after they are established, take little to no water. I know I've said it before, but I'm going to keep saying it.

Mow once a year or cut down by hand and you're good.

I'm not talking about that fake and hideous prairie reconstruction (really?) on Clinton Parkway. You can selectively plant native and adaptable plants and have any kind of garden you want. Echinacea, evening primrose, yarrow, hollyhocks, bee balm and many others fit right into even an English garden style. Sedums make a wonderful ground cover that will take even the weather we had last summer and thrive. You can't walk on it too much but there are other ground covers that you can walk on.

Terry Sexton 6 years, 2 months ago

"Gravel rocks!!!! :0)" LadyJ I see what you did there. Punday is my favorite day of the week.

labmonkey 6 years, 2 months ago

Only if it is that Brady Bunch, 1970's stuff... not the field-turf that they use now-a-days. Smells too much like rubber.

RoeDapple 6 years, 2 months ago

No. And I don't care what your sellin'. Get off my lawn!

Richard Heckler 6 years, 2 months ago


Let grow whatever will grow = no watering,no toxic chemicals which includes fertilizer. Mow and bag seldom then toss it in a compost. Aka as landscape conservation.

Or let trees fill up the yard or Verity offered a sweet low maintenance plan.

verity 6 years, 2 months ago

My neighbors dump their grass on my compost pile---I win both ways.

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