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Astro turf?

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sooperdooper Sun 17-Apr-16 17:28:39

Is astro turf in the garden good or naff? We live in a terrace with a yard, there's a raised concrete area, at the moment it's got pebbles on and we couldn't have a lawn without digging it all up so I've been thinking about astro turf - they sell it in the B&Q near me so I could do it myself, but do folks think it'd look silly?

anyoldname76 Sun 17-Apr-16 17:34:12

my sister has it, it looks really good although it wasnt cheap. One of my friends has the smaller pile cheaper stuff and it looks like green carpet

AnnieOnnieMouse Sun 17-Apr-16 17:43:48

You have to put a good weedproof membrane underneath, tho - a friend of mine now has real weeds growing through her astroturf lawn!

TiggyD Sun 17-Apr-16 17:47:56

Get good stuff and it looks nice. I saw some in Cliveden and RHS Wisley, so even posh places have it.

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