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13 July 2021

Lawn Ideas on a Budget


Replacing your lawn with artificial grass is a worthwhile investment. Artificial turf is low-maintenance, environmentally friendly, saves you money on water bills, and keeps crisp, lush, and green even during the driest winter months. However, for those on a budget, replacing their entire lawn with cheap artificial grass is not always possible. Even with its water-saving features, replacing a lawn entirely with artificial turf can be a major financial investment. Thankfully, there are cost-effective alternatives that still use artificial grass but incorporate other dynamic aspects.



Introducing Your New Patio with Pavers

Using pavers to transform a section of outdoor space into a budget-friendly patio can give an element of colorful leisure instead of a single-toned grassy lawn. To liven up your open-air setting, you can use brick, rustic stone, or even concrete blocks, depending on your design choices. Natural stone pavers are a beautiful addition to any yard and can be carved into a variety of shapes to meet the design of any patio or walkway. They can provide a relaxing space for reclining around fountains and fire pits, as well as a stylish addition to an outdoor entertaining area.


A large garden with a pathway


Create a long-lasting landscape design with a rock garden.

One of the simplest, cheapest, and most appealing methods to fill space in any front or backyard is to install a rock garden beside artificial turf. Garden rocks, crushed stone, and gravel come in a variety of colors and can be grouped into attractive designs to outline edible gardens, trees, and artificial grass.


Large doors to a building with flowers and rocks either side


Make a Pathway

Large slabs of stone may be acquired for a low price at home and garden stores, making them an affordable design feature for outdoor spaces. Instead of cutting artificial turf to line the stone steps, use mulch to pad the stone steps a few feet on either side before enclosing it in fake grass.



Mulch is a great way to break up green space

Mulch combined with artificial grass is a great technique to break up green space and make place for your dream garden. Mulch, as gardening's hidden weapon, makes establishing an edible garden, trees, or lovely rows of flowers more healthier, while also helping to improve soil fertility and weed control. It is also quite inexpensive and requires little upkeep (although you may need to re-mulch once a year if you buy organic mulch). And there are no limits to what you can do with mulch in terms of creativity. Mulch can be used to frame a beloved tree, create an eye-catching flower bed, or complement bright green plants.



 
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