Neighbors have spoken, and Newport says no to westside dog park

The Newport Beach City Council muzzled plans for a westside dog park Tuesday night, yielding to complaints from neighbors who said off-leash canines would drag down their property values and quality of life. The roughly quarter-acre, wedge-shaped patch of fenced artificial turf would have gone at the north end of city-owned Sunset View Park .Continue reading “Neighbors have spoken, and Newport says no to westside dog park”

Some Amazing Applications of Fake Grass

There is no doubt that lawn maintenance is a cumbersome task that requires lots of time and effort and when it comes to lawn maintenance and gardening, most people prefer the easiest way to do things. And it includes choosing synthetic grass or fake grass. It is a very convenient way as there is noContinue reading “Some Amazing Applications of Fake Grass”

Do you know what materials go into your kids’ playgrounds?

Small children have a tendency to pick things up off the ground and stick them in their mouths. Sarah Pagliaccio knows this — after all, she’s got a toddler. So when she passed by the under-construction Harry Downes Playground on Pond Avenue recently and noticed industrial chemical drums at the work site, she grew concerned.Continue reading “Do you know what materials go into your kids’ playgrounds?”

Hoboken gets $1.8 million for open space with synthetic turf

Hudson County and the State of New Jersey awarded Hoboken more than $1.8 million in grant funding  for open space and park projects. Hoboken received $1,069,132 in Green Acres funding through the state for the creation of Cove Park as part of the city’s Rebuild by Design project, as well as the restoration of aContinue reading “Hoboken gets $1.8 million for open space with synthetic turf”

Former All Black Andy Ellis on his transition from halfback to horticulture

KIM NEWTH 06:00, Nov 06 2019 Former All Black Andy Ellis is also an award-winning gardener, whose 2018 book ‘Kiwi Backyard’ is a popular go-to guide for inspiring landscape ideas. Kim Newth meets Andy for a tour of his backyard heaven in Christchurch. Sliding doors open onto the deck beside a sparkling sunken pool whereContinue reading “Former All Black Andy Ellis on his transition from halfback to horticulture”

The Tragedy of Lawns and the Poison in our Grass

Some would possibly name it an obsession, others a ardour, however the quest to reaching a wonderfully manicured inexperienced garden is one shared by a major variety of People. One survey discovered that 81% of People have a garden,1 which necessitate an excessive quantity of assets, each monetary and within the type of sweat fairness,Continue reading “The Tragedy of Lawns and the Poison in our Grass”

Bentonville breaks barriers with inclusive artificial turf playground

by Mary Jordan | October 20, 2019 at 1:00 a.m. BENTONVILLE — Parks and Recreation unveiled an inclusive playground Saturday that’s designed to break down barriers between special needs and able-bodied children. The Citizens Park Playground, 1101 S.W. Citizens Circle, is the final amenity to be built at the park, said David Wright, Parks andContinue reading “Bentonville breaks barriers with inclusive artificial turf playground”