7 Real Reasons to Consider Fake Grass

Is your lawn getting to be a real pain in the… grass? If your relaxing weekends have been supplanted by the never-ending work of mowing, fertilizing, watering, and weeding, it may be time to consider artificial turf. This isn't the Astroturf of the old days—today’s “fake” grass has come a long way. There are many options available that replicate lush natural grasses, such as Kentucky bluegrass, rye grass, and fescue. Artificial turf is becoming a viable and increasingly popular landscaping choice—but is it right for you? Here are just a few grass facts to help you answer that very question. | By Donna Boyle Schwartz , BobVila.com