Differences between artificial grass for football fields and gardens


People tend to be more interested in exercising and sports, so many types of services in the industry are also developing. In particular, the artificial turf model is being invested in by many investors because of its popular demand and superior convenience compared to natural turf. In this article, LUX98 SPORT will compare the differences between artificial grass for football fields and gardens. We invite everyone to watch and refer!

Things to know about artificial grass?

Artificial grass first appeared in 1960 in the United States, began to be imported to Vietnam in the early 2000s and gradually became widely popular until today. Artificial grass is often used to decorate home gardens, restaurant-hotel floors… and is especially popular in mini sports fields.

Artificial grass has gone through 6 generations of improvement to become more perfect. However, they are still made from materials such as PE, plastic, polyester or other compounds to increase durability, resistance and beautiful colors. All of these materials are processed and mixed by manufacturers in a certain ratio so that the artificial grass has the same color and style as real grass.

When constructed, artificial turf fields are often covered with a layer of sand and rubber granules to increase durability and elasticity to reduce physical impacts as well as increase the lifespan of the field.

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Some differences between artificial grass for football fields and gardens:

About size

Pitch thickness: Artificial turf is often thicker than garden turf, as mentioned above, because the artificial turf must be covered with an additional layer of sand and a layer of rubber granules.

Grass fiber length: some artificial grass is also designed to be longer than natural grass, they range from 30cm to 50cm depending on what type of field the investor decides to build for which sport.

Distance between grass fibers: Artificial grass has relatively uniform fiber spacing because it is designed according to certain principles and produced using machinery and equipment. Meanwhile, garden grass grows instinctively, so the distance between them is uneven, which requires a lot of effort to care for the yard to meet standards.

About usability

Football field artificial grass is often commonly used in various types of services for the purpose of paving floors for service sports fields, decorating banquet halls at restaurants, decorating partitions,… specifically services. Has mid-range value and can be reused many times. However, high-end artificial grass lines require a professional, strict, and accurate installation process to ensure grass quality and serve well for important matches (this type is almost perfect combination of features of artificial grass and natural grass).

Natural garden grass is used for sports fields, creating outdoor photography scenes, decorating gardens, designing children’s playgrounds, decorating houses, cafes, restaurants, etc., but is usually Services have quite high costs and require care and maintenance for future use.

About special characteristics

Soccer field artificial grass is highly durable, has good elastic fibers, and does not require pruning or time-consuming care.

Garden grass (natural grass) breaks easily due to surrounding impacts, requires regular pruning and requires a lot of time to care for it as well as the cost of hiring gardeners.

About the color of the grass

Garden grass has a variety of colors with many different levels of lightness, you can freely choose based on your preferences. However, during use, they are often susceptible to discoloration, causing uneven color.

With artificial grass for soccer fields, the colors are not as diverse, rich, and fresh as natural grass. But they are quite durable in maintaining color, less susceptible to changes in grass color like garden grass. However, you should pay attention to regular maintenance of your artificial turf field to prolong its life and avoid premature fading.

About the accompanying construction materials

As mentioned before, when constructing an artificial turf football field, an additional layer of sand and rubber granules must be spread to increase durability and elasticity. You will have the flexibility to choose different colors and qualities of rubber granules to have the appropriate background color to your liking and the quality of the yard is also easy to control.

When constructing garden grass, you need to pay attention to choosing the type of soil to grow the grass, ensuring it provides enough nutrients for the natural grass to grow well. At the same time, it is important to choose fertilizers and insecticides that are safe for human health.

About market price

Depending on the type of design and different usage values, artificial grass for football fields and gardens will have different market prices. Normally, garden artificial grass will cost more than football field grass at first, but in the long run, the nature of the cost will change somewhat. But in the long run, garden grass requires more time and cost to maintain.

Depending on the definition of each investor’s segment, the choice of model, quality of use and price vary from normal to high-end.

The article on LUX98 SPORT has compiled and listed and compared the differences between artificial grass for football fields and gardens to help you choose the type of sports field construction that suits your needs. If you have any questions or are looking for a reputable construction contractor, please contact LUX98 SPORT immediately via the hotline. Our staff will enthusiastically share and support you in solving sports field construction problems.



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