Balcony Case Study – A Patch of a London Park on your Balcony

A young couple who live in Greenwich decided to give their balcony a new lease of life by installing Artificial Grass. The balcony was only a small space and they only needed 8 square metres. Our grasses only come in 2m or 4 m width rolls. The balcony was about 4 metres wide and about 2 metres deep. So a standard sized 2m x 4m roll was required. The first thing the couple did was to order a set of free samples. The free samples were enormously important in helping... Read More

The Perfect Year-Round Garden for Entertaining

When you look at your garden, do you feel embarrassed and hope that nobody notices the uneven grass, missing patches and overgrown weeds? If this is the case, you are likely neglect your lawn all year round until the time comes where you have to get in the right mind set to try make your garden look visually appealing again. Wouldn’t it be great if we told you, you could have the perfect garden all year round with little maintenance needed on your part? You can finally say goodbye to... Read More

Top Tips for your Autumn Garden

It’s September – when did that happen? Which means, it will soon be time for leaves to fall off the trees as we move into Autumn. So what are the things you need to be doing in your garden over the next few months? Here’s a few top tips put together by Artificial Grass – London to help you. Although it will be Autumn, it’s a wise idea to give your greenhouse a Spring clean both inside and out. To ensure maximum amounts of sunlight are getting through to your... Read More

Unique Uses for Artificial Grass

Artificial Grass isn’t just used for brightening up gardens. At Artificial Grass – London, we have a wide range of grasses to suit every need and application. Since launching, we’ve seen some amazing ideas made a reality with Artificial Grass. Grass Walls A great installation we’ve seen recently is using our Artificial Grass on walls – fences are boring anyway! This customer wanted their garden to stand out from the crowd and didn’t want to follow the norm. They brightened up the gaps with small glass cubes to give off... Read More

A Beautiful Lawn All Year Round

The New Year is the perfect time to plan home improvements – but not just inside the house but also outside too.  If you have always dreamed of having a beautiful garden with a perfect space for entertaining and relaxing, but don’t have the time to maintain a pristine garden and lawn, one solution is to install artificial grass in your London garden. To keep natural grass looking good and to maintain a beautiful lawn is not as easy as it sounds; it takes time and effort to achieve as... Read More

Dog Friendly Pubs & Bars in London

There is nothing better than spending an autumn weekend kicking thorough the leaves with your four legged friend followed by a relaxing meal and a drink at the pub! London has so many wonderful dog friendly pubs you are spoilt for choice! Here are our top five favourites:- Central London Hunter 486 at The Arch – Not only does The Arch Hotel have an excellent reputation for its human cuisine but the chefs at restaurant Hunter 486 even cook for your pooch from its own doggy menu.  They also supply... Read More

Top Tips for a Balcony Garden

For many people living in big cities like London, having a garden is simply not an option. If your only option for an outdoor space is a balcony there are some key issues that need to be considered for starting and running a balcony garden. Weight –To reduce the weight on the balcony use light weight plastic or composite containers filled with light weight compost and use a layer of lightweight drainage material at the base of the container, such as polystyrene plant trays broken into ‘crocks’. Keep the heavier... Read More

Green Spaces to Explore Around London

There are many green spaces in London where urban dwellers can relax to enjoy the sunshine, go for a brisk walk, entertain the kids, admire beautiful gardens or simply get closer to nature. London is blessed with a host of very well-known parks but there are many smaller parks which are hidden gems. Here are some of our favourite small parks by area:- Central London Red Cross Garden was founded by Octavia Hill in 1887, to give the children of Southwark, living in tenements, a place to play. It became... Read More

Creating a Roof Garden

Rooftop gardens are one of the biggest new trends for Londoners struggling for outdoor space. In densely populated urban areas of the cities even having a small rooftop or terrace is a real bonus and can provide a perfect haven to relax and unwind. Here are our top tips for designing and creating the perfect roof garden. The size of your roof terrace doesn’t matter – even the smallest area can provide an area of tranquillity. To make a small area seem bigger create an open aspect by using railings... Read More

Installing Artificial Grass in London Offices

A Government report – Green Space: the Benefit for London has highlighted a number of environmental, social, economic and health benefits to having more green space in London. Having access to green spaces encourages greater social interaction, reduces stress and mental fatigue and increases attention span. People who live in urban areas with more green space tend to report a greater feeling of physical and mental well- being. In some areas of London, workers in the city rarely see green space during their working day, and yet there are considerable benefits... Read More