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What are Some Artificial Garden Products?

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Artificial gardens are becoming popular alternatives to traditional gardening, especially with people having little time or space to garden. They’re also ideal for those suffering from allergies, which prevent them from enjoying a real garden. An artificial garden requires little, if any, maintenance. There’s no need to water, no need to dig or amend soil, and no need to worry with pests or disease. These types of gardens can be grown anywhere, literally.

Artificial garden products look very realistic. These fake garden look-a-likes include artificial grass and an assortment of artificial flowers and plants. There are even artificial rocks and boulders too. These are all available from most retailers, especially those dealing in artificial products. They can also be found and purchased online. The only major drawback to acquiring this type of garden is cost, which can get quite high.

Artificial lawn products, such as grass, are great alternatives for people looking to eliminate lawn maintenance like mowing. Artificial grass is typically designed to withstand heavy foot traffic. It’s also made to allow water passage, which reduces flooding issues. This grass includes a weed barrier too, making it an excellent addition to an artificial garden setting.

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There are numerous varieties of artificial flowers and plants to choose from, including foliage plants, trees, and shrubs. Some are made of plastic while others are silk. Silk flowers and foliage plants are generally favored, as these artificial garden products are the most natural looking. They are also well adapted to both indoor and outdoor settings. Many are deigned to withstand exposure to the elements and are UV (ultraviolet) protected, which helps prevent fading.

While they may look heavy, artificial rocks and boulders are extremely lightweight. Artificial rocks are oftentimes used in the landscape for various reasons. While many of these products are used for concealing unfavorable areas of the lawn, others are simply added for aesthetic purposes. Some are even used as garden art and water feature additions. Artificial garden rocks can add a decorative, natural-looking feature to the landscape.

Artificial gardening products are an ideal way to create a low-maintenance, yet beautiful landscape. Put them indoors in containers or use them on the patio, balcony, deck, etc. Artificial grass and plants can be used to create an entire garden too. Artificial garden products allow people to create the garden of their dreams without the need for maintaining it. Best of all, there’s no green thumb needed.

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