We recently worked with a client who wanted to take advantage of both the aesthetic and the practical benefits of artificial grass. With a difficult existing surface to work with and personal challenges to face, they wanted a garden that was safe, easy to look after and that looked great throughout the year.
The owners of the property in Wisbech got in touch with us after they purchased the home and realised that the existing stone slabs were slippery and dangerous when wet. Covered in leaves and moss, the surface posed a real danger to the homeowner who suffered from poor eyesight and ill health. The owner’s grandchildren were also afraid to venture out into the garden in case they fell on the uneven surface.
Though originally the owners simply wanted the slabs replaced with artificial grass – once we got to work, we saw there was a lot more we could do to improve the space and make it more usable. We began by clearing overgrown areas of the garden, laying weed membranes to keep it clear, and putting down gravel to create a cleaner, more attractive appearance. We also laid decorative paddled stone and put down a sloping path next to the house to improve accessibility. The client chose our natural looking King’s Grass and the entire installation took just four days. We even managed to build a den for the grandchildren out of leftover tree branches.
This job was one of the most dramatic transformations we’ve ever been involved with. The end result was truly spectacular, providing the homeowners with a space they could really enjoy and ensuring the garden was safe for everyone to use. To put it in the client’s own words, “We can honestly say you have made us realize that there are some really lovely genuine people around. Rob and the guys have proved that, it’s been an absolute pleasure to meet you all!!!!!! We would love you to come and perhaps have afternoon tea on the lawn, now wouldn’t that be amazing?!! You have not only transformed our garden but our life! Thank you.” Mrs Swain, Wisbech.
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Specialist in Artificial Grass and Sport Surfaces Maintenance
Artificial Grass Cambridge Ltd
Unit 1, Commercial Road, March
Cambridgeshire PE15 8QP