DID YOU KNOW
100m2 of grass produces enough clean air for more than 3 people, offsets 497km of driving and does the work of 81 trees!
A CLEAN AIR SUPER-PRODUCER
Did you know that grass can produce more clean air than trees? It's true! In fact, one acre of grass can produce enough clean air for 70 people, while an acre of trees can only produce enough for 8 people.
FILTERS OUR AIR
Ever notice the dirt streaks on your car after a rain? That’s the pollution and dust that is brought down with the rainwater. Grass catches airborne pollutants like carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide and smog, largely with the action of the wind and rain. A very useful function that a paved area, an artificial lawn or patioscape simply can’t accomplish!
CLEANS OUR WATER
Lawns and their underlying thatch act as a huge filter for the water to pass through. Coming down as rain or flowing in from other ground or paved areas, water moves through the grass and reaches the municipal systems or bodies of water clearer and cleaner. Apart from ocean flora, there is no better biological filter for water
BUILDS UP OVERALL SOIL HEALTH
Grass coverage builds up the health of the topsoil through the decay of grass clippings and other roots and shoots. It introduces necessary clean air and organics for the inhabitants, like earthworms and microbes. They also have better access to water because the soil around a healthy grass root system will hold more water.
REDUCES EROSION AND RUN OFF
Your lawn and its root system will work to "hold" soil in place, so that the soil stays where it’s needed and dirt in water passing through will keep from running off into the drainage system or more unwanted places, like your basement.
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