Artificial grass is not just for the home. Around the world, it’s also being used by some of the biggest companies and for some of the biggest events. Here are just a few big names that make the most of artificial grass. You might have even seem them without realising!
The home ground of football club Tottenham Hotspur makes use of artificial grass. Originally made to kit out baseball stadiums over in the States, artificial grass makes a great surface for sports grounds. It can handle the wear and tear, and doesn’t become water logged in the inevitably rainy British climate!
Disney made the savvy move several years ago to turf out all real grass and use artificial coverings instead. Not only has this cut the water usage across all the Disney parks in France, California, and Florida, but it has also saved the company maintenance costs. It’s also great news for Disney’s hoards of younr visitors, as artificial grass is a soft landing if any accidents happen.
Big Brother House
If you’ve ever tuned into Big Brother, you’ll no doubt have seen artificial grass in the outside spaces. It makes sense perfect sense. Over the course of the competition, real grass would take maintenance. Artificial grass, on the other hand, looks pristine for weeks.
Chelsea Flower Show
This one might come as a surprise, but one inventive garden designer opted for artificial grass in their display 7 years ago. Before 2010, there was a band on artificial grass at the show, and Tony Smith’s garden did cause quite a stir when it was announced. He used artificial grass as part of a cave design, and stated he felt artificial grass had come a long way and he didn’t mind putting his reputation on the line.
Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion is situated in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. California is known for its dry climate, with droughts a frequent occurrence. There are sometimes restrictions on the amount of water households can use, so Hefner’s move to artificial grass was great news for the environment.
That’s right – the world’s largest dog show uses artificial grass. Artificial turf is used to give a large indoor space an outdoor feel, and it’s perfect for the amount of dogs at the show as mess can be easily cleaned up!
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