The rise of artificial grass. It’s starting to become a very popular product for homeowners. And for a lot of landscapers who want to provide alternative options for those who don’t have the time to maintain their property artificial grass can be a great option.


In this article, we are going to look at the benefits of artificial grass and how this wonderful product could benefit you in a number of ways. We here at Idig landscaping know the benefits of artificial turf and how it can have a positive impact on your life, so if you’re thinking of investing in artificial grass for your property please feel free to give us a call.

Momentum is gaining for artificial grass, especially since drought and water shortage is such a concern now as well as time for a lot of people, especially as we get older.

As these issues become more important, the benefits of artificial grass become more attractive as opposed to growing and maintaining normal living grass.

So let’s take a look at some of the reasons why artificial grass is becoming so popular.

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Water Concerns

With the ongoing concerns about water shortages and the need to look into ways to conserve it, it’s important for all of us to do our part and look into ways to save water ourselves, its an ongoing mission for a lot of households. And with this factor alone, artificial turf is an ideal way to not only save on water but also save on household costs in the process.


It’s a bit of a win-win scenario.


Often when looking at landscaping your yard the conversation usually turns to waterless alternatives, and plants that use less water are always the first to get mentioned. Well, now we can also add artificial turf to that conversation. 

When it comes to looking at the savings you can gain with artificial turf it can be hard to work out. But let’s look at the averages. 

Based on a yearly average you can save around 40 litres of water for every square meter of fake grass you have. Depending on the size of your grassed area that can make a huge difference to the environment, your time and your back pocket.


Saving On Time


I’ve touched on it a little already but the time you can save by installing fake grass on your property can make a huge difference to anyone’s life. This is especially true for the older generation where getting out in the garden can be more of a challenge than it was once before.

Or for the professional who’s time is limited and can’t get out into the garden as much as they want or are simply not really interested and just want an easy and no fuss solution. 

There are many flow-on benefits you can take advantage of when you decide to hire a professional Canberra artificial grass landscaper to install artificial grass on your property. 


Gone are the days of tacky looking fake grass, nowadays you’ll find it in more places than you might think.


Saving Costs

This and the water factor and the two biggest benefits of installing fake grass on your property. What you also might not think about is the fact that you don’t need to spend money on irrigation systems either, unless you want one for your garden. 

Even if that is the case you will still save on watering.

Other areas where you’re bound to save are with mowing the lawn. Whether you do it yourself or you hire a business to do it for you, either way, you will save money. 

Then you have the upkeep of the lawn, meaning fertilizer and other products to help with your lawn if that is something you would normally do.


Taking all that into consideration you can save a lot over the long run by installing artificial grass on your property.


Better Visual Appeal

With the ongoing advancements in technology means you’ll be investing in a high-quality product, as well as having a number of options available for you to choose from. Fake turf also has that all-year-round appeal factor as well.

What attracts a lot of people is the look and the feel of the grass. There’s no more bare spots or dead-looking grass. There’s also no need to be worrying about any weeds or overgrown grass. Allowing for peace of mind knowing your all good. 

Artificial grass offers a lush green look to your home, that can if done right also adds value to your property. Which is always something we want to achieve when looking at investing in your home.

Artificial grass also relieves you of the worry of dragging in any unwanted waste into your home, mud dirt and excess water are the usual suspects, especially from your kids and the family dog.

And on top of that, it’s very easy to clean as well. A good rinse and your usually good to go.

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Custom Designed

Artificial turf is easy and simple to use and maintain and can be custom designed to suit any area of your home. Nowadays fake grass gives you many options around the home, and its not restricted to just using it as your lawn. 

We can custom design to fit in any area you wish, even footpaths down the side of your home, play areas for the kids are very popular as well as pool areas and even within you home. You can have a little putting green as well. The choice is up to your imagination.

The benefits of artificial grass are many. If you think artificial grass would be ideal for your Canberra property and you’d like to get a quote, give us a call, we are your Canberra artificial grass experts.