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How to install artificial grass on the ground

Artificial grass is an excellent option for gardens of all kinds. It is durable and requires little maintenance. If you are thinking of installing artificial grass in your garden, but you do not have a concrete base, do not worry. You can install artificial grass on the ground.

Here are the steps to install artificial grass on the ground:

  1. Prepare the ground. The first step is to prepare the ground for the installation of artificial grass. This means removing weeds, leveling the ground and compacting it.
  • Level the ground. The ground must be level for the artificial grass to sit properly. If the ground is not level, the artificial grass can warp or wrinkle. You can level the ground using a shovel or a roller.
  • Compact the ground. Once the ground is level, you need to compact it to make it firm. This will help prevent the artificial grass from shifting or warping over time. You can compact the ground using a compactor or an iron.
  1. Place the anti-weed mesh. The anti-weed mesh is a material layer that its places in between the ground and the artificial grass. This mesh is used to prevent the growth of unwanted weed and for further protection from sharp objects that may damage the artificial grass.
  • Fix the anti-weed mesh to the ground. You can fix the anti-weed mesh to the ground using staples, nails or adhesive tape.
  1. Pour the gravel. This material is what helps drainage. Compact it so that it is smooth
  1. Lay out the artificial grass. Once you have laid the gravel, you can lay the artificial grass. Make sure that the artificial grass is well stretched and that there are no wrinkles.
  1. Spread the silica sand and brush it off. The ideal is to do it with a professional planer available to professionals.
  1. Water to settle. Once you have added the sand, water well. This will help the silica sand settle and the artificial turf stay in place.

With this simple steps, you can install artificial grass on your garden.

Aditional tips

  • To obtain better results, we recommend the use of the highest quality grass, like the one Econatura disposes of.
  • Make sure that the artificial grass is well extetnded throught the base, mainly because of the possibilty of wrinkles popping up.
  • Water the arrtificial grass of a regular bases for it to be clean and maintain it fresh.
  • Use a soft brush the clean the grass from leaves and any other imperfections.
  • If the grass gets a bit too dirty, rince off with high pressure water.

With only a little bit of care and maintinance, after a quality installation, we ensure that the durability of the grass will be very long. In Econatura we characterize for long-lived artificial grass installation, If you want to install or buy artificial grass, dont hesitate to contact us.

Bienestar en cada rincón, césped artificial para una vida sin complicaciones.


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