Artificial Turf vs Sod - Which Option Is Right for You?
If you're looking to establish a new lawn from scratch for your home or business in Florida, there are several ways to do so. However, two of the most popular ways are by using either sod or artificial turf. Both of these options will give you a beautiful lawn and there are a few things you should take into account to help you choose which option will be right for you. If you're looking for a lawn that won't require much maintenance, artificial turf might be the way to go. However, if you're looking for the look and feel of real grass, you should have sod installed on your property. Both of these options are great and which one you choose will come down to your personal preference.
If you're looking for a low-maintenance lawn, artificial turf is the way to go.
When it comes to choosing a method for establishing a new lawn, how much effort you are willing to put into maintaining the lawn should play a big factor in your decision. If you're looking for a low-maintenance lawn that won't take a lot of work to keep it looking its best, artificial turf is the way to go. That's because artificial turf doesn't require lawn care services like fertilizer treatments and weed control treatments and it will stay looking green and lush throughout the year, no matter the environmental conditions.
Another reason that you may want to have artificial turf installed on your property is if your property doesn't get much exposure to the sun. Instead of worrying about your grass struggling in the shade, you can rest easy knowing that your lawn will look great even when it doesn't receive any sunlight.
Artificial turf can be used to create putting greens!
If you want the look and feel of real grass, go with sod.
If you want the look and feel of real grass and don't mind performing or scheduling lawn care services to keep it in good condition, sod is a great option. Sod is pre-grown grass that is installed on your property and it will look fantastic the same day it is installed. However, it will need to be treated with care during the first couple of months to ensure that it establishes itself successfully in your soil. Once it's established, you will need to treat it like a normal lawn and it will need to be mowed regularly and you'll need to invest in fertilization and weed control services to ensure it thrives throughout the year.
Artificial turf and sod are both great options and which one you choose will come down to personal preference.
When it's all said and done, both artificial turf and sod are great options for establishing a new lawn, and which one you choose for your property should all come down to personal preference. If you want a low-maintenance lawn that will look great without much work, go with artificial turf. If you want real grass that will require some care to stay looking its best, go with sod. The good news is that no matter which option you choose, you can't go wrong!
Want sod or artificial turf installed on your property? Give us a call today!
At Tropical Gardens Landscape, we can help you achieve the lawn of your dreams with our sod installation or artificial turf installation services. Both of these options are great and which one you choose will all come down to your personal preference. We offer both of these services to commercial, residential, and HOA property owners in Sarasota, FL and throughout the surrounding areas including in Siesta Key and Longboat Key. Give us a call today at (941) 993-2442 to schedule any of our services!