Home lawns often get a bad rap. There are many benefits to healthy, thick turf grass. Over my next several blog posts, I am going to address some of these benefits!
Lawns provide a substantial cooling effect to the environment. Eight average sized lawns will have the cooling effect of 70 tons of air conditioning compared to the average 4 ton home air conditioner. Summer air temperatures above a lawn will be up to 30 degrees cooler than above a paved area.
*This information was taken from The Role of Turfgrass in Environmental protection & Their Benefits to Humans, James B. Beard and Robert Green.