The Temperature on a green lawn in summer can be 10 degrees less then bare soil. 20 degrees less then asphalt, concrete or pebbles and 40 degrees less then synthetic grass!
Australian Standard 5181 details the use and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure.
Turf improves water quality by filtering run-off water and it reduces greenhouse gases by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen.
Open greenspace promotes physical exercise, improves mental health and enhances the sense of community.
With many different types and varieties to choose from, drought tolerant and water efficient options are available. Turf grows well using recycled water and can be more water efficient by the incorporation of compost and/or water saving crystals.