The retired and older generation are known to take great pride in their gardens, but unfortunately, a time comes when they are no longer able to tend to them themselves.
For this reason, the elderly, as much as other groups of society are turning to artificial grass.
The benefits of gardening can’t be emphasised enough, and studies have even shown that pottering around the garden and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle are strongly linked to a longer life.
An elderly homeowner may find mowing the lawn difficult, if not impossible, so making their garden as easy and manageable as possible is essential. There are many ways we can help the older generation get back outside and one of those ways is installing an artificial grass lawn.
By installing artificial grass, problems such as cutting, watering, and maintaining a lawn all become extinct. Even if there’s not a grass area to cover, a small patio or balcony can also be made much more attractive with artificial grass installed.
Having a perfectly maintained, lush green garden all year round can make a significant amount of difference to a person’s life. Not only will it take the frustration out of lawn care, but it will also allow someone who is less mobile to take care of smaller, more manageable jobs in the garden, giving them the pride of looking out onto a beautifully maintained garden all throughout the year.
For elderly house owners who own pets, persistent muddy paws coming in and out of the house can prove tiresome and real pain. However, this is no longer an issue with artificial grass, as the turf will not wear down and become a muddy bog, as natural lawns tend to do.
With so many people remaining independent well into their 80’s and 90’s these days, artificial grass gives them the convenience of being able to step outside into their garden at any time of the year come rain or shine.
Being physically active is so important in maintaining good heart health, and elderly relatives, friends or neighbours can benefit greatly from just a few minutes of activity in the garden.
If you are not sure which of our products would be best for your requirements, please feel free to contact us, and a member of our team will be happy to talk to you about the various different types of artificial lawns we have for sale.