These 6 Companies Have Created the Ultimate Green Grass

There's more to today's artificial turf products than just good looks. Made of polypropylene and featuring colorations and blade compositions that mimic real grass, they eliminate the need for mowing, watering and fertilizers and manufactured for lasting durability and beauty. Here are six reasons to consider one of these "grass" products.

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TrafficMASTER is an authentic-looking lawn that features emerald green blades and green and brown thatching for a realistic look. Its backing is designed to allow water drainage and contributes to the products low-maintenance and durability. It carries comes with a 10-year warranty. Available from The Home Depot; $3.07/sq. ft.


Featuring a blade height of 1.75 inches, StarPro’s St. Augustine Ultra Premium Synthetic Grass is a designer turf with one of the thickest face weights (77 oz.) in the industry. In addition to its tri-coloration of lawn green, field green, and tan-colored thatch, the blade is extremely dense and straight, making it great for courtyards and front and back lawns. It is UV-stabilized and stain resistant. Available at The Home Depot; $58.79/linear foot.


RealGrass has been making artificial turf 31 years! Their RealGrass Lawns Standard edition is an ideal low-maintenance option for difficult to grow areas. The blades are 1.5-inch and UV stabilized to ensure that your grass stays green. Dual colors along with wheat thatch create a natural, you’d-never-guess-this-was-fake appearance. Available from The Home Depot; $39.64/linear foot.


Pregra Premium Artificial Grass is a 100% nylon-free, polyethylene product that features a dual-yarn, monofilament grass blade for a truly lifelike appearance. The product is all-weather rated (snow, rain and sun), pet friendly and comes with a polyurethane athletic backing for added durability. Available from Costco; $46.99/linear foot.


Select HD from ForeverLawn offers the same realistic grass-look of the company’s Select VR, but at a lighter weight. The synthetic bright green and tan thatch product is constructed with a diamond mono face yarn for high resiliency. It is suited for moderate to high traffic landscape conditions. Available through ForeverLawn dealers.


SYNlawn Wide Fescue Cut is made from polypropylene (a 100% recycled material) and features a face weight of 65 ounces with a urethane-coated backing. Easy to clean and maintain and ideally suited for high-traffic areas, the product is safe for both children and pets. It is UV protected and fire resistant and comes with a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty. Available at Lowe’s; $35.81/linear foot.