With water conservation becoming a world issue, and banning pesticides for lawn care, both residential and commercial clients are having synthetic lawns worked into their existing and future landscape plans. The purpose of this document is to inform potential customers of the advantages of choosing synthetic turf, the return on investment that most people will be surprised to know, and some alarming facts about natural lawn care. Let our team deliver our expertise, product knowledge and answer any questions you may have about synthetic products.
Alberta bans all Herbicide-Fertilizer Combination Products as of January 1, 2010. As of January 1, 2010 the province of Alberta has announced it’s banning of herbicide-fertilizer combination products commonly known as “Weed and Feed” or 2,4-D. This is a highly mobile chemical that runs off into storm drainage systems and subsequently into creeks and rivers. Some environmentalists have said 2,4-D is linked to cancer. More than 140 municipalities in Canada have bylaws restricting the use of pesticides. Fertilizer combined with herbicide products will no longer be sold or used in Alberta.
Your mower is a noisy, gas-guzzling, air-pollutant. “Your mower produces more pollution per hour than your car. Testing found operating a typical gasoline mower with a 4 cycle engine produced as much polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH’s) as driving a modern car 150km.” What is your time worth? We spend on average 90 minutes per week on our lawn which equates to 6 hours per month or 42 hours per year (Based on 7 months) maintaining our lawn. That is one full work week!