Debate: Is fake grass a good idea?

Artificial grass is low maintenance, but should you have it in your garden? We look at the fake grass debate on Twitter.

In this article we cover:

  • Benefits of fake grass
  • Why people are installing it
  • Drawbacks of fake grass
  • Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity
  • Pros/cons of fake grass if you have children


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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