05 Mar 2018

Green is the New Black Despite what Netflix says, green is the new black, not orange. Brands and businesses all over the world are introducing new “green” initiatives every single day. Google has implemented a lot of these plans, including the recent water conservation campaign at all of their facilities. Most new office buildings that being constructed are designed to be “green,” utili...

05 Mar 2018

grass vs turf which is safer
If you’re old enough you might remember the original AstroTurf, and by all means plenty of blame can be placed on it for athletic injuries. Things have changed dramatically and the 3rd and 4th generation synthetic turf fields that are getting harder to tell from natural grass. Synthetic turf fields are used in the NFL, MLB, MLS, and even international soccer. Despite these facts, man...

02 Mar 2018

ca schools choose fake grass
The state of California has been plagued by drought as long as records have been kept. Lately, we have observed an increase in the amount of schools installing artificial grass athletic fields on their campuses, largely due to the low-maintenance, and cost-effectiveness of synthetic turf. But recent drought conditions have illuminated the massive volumes of water that is guzzled up by th...

02 Mar 2018

drought tolerant landscaping solutions with synthetic grass
Despite the fact that our Governor declared our drought season in California over nearly a year ago, it is still wise to implement changes to your landscaping in an effort to conserve water. One of the most popular methods is by replacing thirsty natural lawns with drought tolerant landscape solutions. It can often be a major hassle to keep your lawn looking lush and verdant all year lon...

01 Mar 2018

bunnies and fake grass
What pet doesn’t love to play on the grass? Dogs and cats certainly do. And even family pets such as bunnies and guinea pigs would give anything to have some time on the free range. Supervised, of course. The problem is, pets and natural grass aren’t necessarily as compatible as you might think. In many ways your lawn and your pets are more like natural foes than friends. Your lawn ca...

01 Mar 2018

synthetic grass for small spaces
Just because you live in an apartment or condominium does not mean you can’t enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Though many of us envision synthetic grass in larger applications (the Astrodome, for example), it is actually well-suited for small living spaces too. Whether you live in an apartment, a condo, a townhouse, or an RV, synthetic grass is a convenient, cost-effective, and beaut...

28 Feb 2018

benefits of artificial grass
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, its artificial grass…? Ok, so maybe the Superman reference was overkill, but, truth be told, the " super" benefits of artificial turf  are helping to save the planet. And if helping save the planet doesn’t make you a superhero, then what does? When it comes to artificial turf, San Jose, Pacific Grass & Turf has the knowledge and experience to make sure ...

28 Feb 2018

myth busters
Ever since AstroTurf was installed in the Houston AstroDome in the ‘60’s, synthetic grasses and turfs have been stuck with a bad rap. Some people shudder at the mere thought of something “artificial” replacing something “natural,” and many also make assumptions based on outdated or incorrect information. In this article we will bust some of the common myths surrounding today’s synthetic ...

27 Feb 2018

backyard movie night with synthetic grass
Summer is nearly upon us, and before it fully gears up, you might want to do something to get the most out of your backyard space. Something that will entertain you and yours through the summer and beyond. Something that allows you to take full advantage of that beautiful new expanse of synthetic grass you had installed. Something for the whole family, or heck, even the whole neighborhoo...

26 Feb 2018

common landscape woes solved with synthetic grass
Many of us grew up with that All-American ideal: the cute house with a white picket fence surrounding a lush, verdant green lawn. Most of us have worked very hard to realize our individual version of the American Dream, and do our utmost to make sure our “personal landscape” is always looking its best. What no one tells you growing up, though, is that keeping a lawn looking its best r...