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Bring grass to life in dry climates while helping to conserve precious water supplies

Throughout the world, grass planted in public landscapes, parks and private gardens brings aesthetic pleasure and numerous recreational benefits. Lawns and grassed features also support biodiversity, filter contaminants, prevent soil erosion, reduce water runoff, and offer an ecofriendly alternative to heat-absorbent, hard surfaces. However, maintaining lush green grass cover requires a lot of water, a commodity increasingly in short supply. And that's where the use of VYDRO® substrate as a planting medium to support grass growth can really make a difference.

Grass grown on VYDRO® substrate requires up to 40 percent less water to maintain a healthy green appearance

VYDRO® substrate makes it much easier to maintain attractive grass landscaping that will continue to flourish during droughts and prolonged dry periods. The material's unique capillary structure can absorb up to 30 times its own weight in water, locking-in the optimum balance of air and water for successful grass development.

Roots can easily penetrate the inert, open structured planting medium, enabling rapid growth. Grass planted on VYDRO® substrate has been proven to retain its green color, even when watering is reduced by up to 40 percent. The effect is clearly visible using only a 1cm layer of VYDRO® substrate.


Major cost, time, environmental and aesthetic benefits

By reducing the need for regular watering, VYDRO® substrate can help to conserve water while keeping grass at its best – an attractive proposition for municipal, recreational, hotel and business park landscaping projects. It can also be beneficial to enthusiasts in the home gardening sector who take pride in a green lawn that requires less watering – whatever the weather.

Using VYDRO® substrate as a growing medium for grass offers multiple benefits:

  • Reduce the amount of water required to keep grass irrigated by up to 40 percent.
  • Mitigate the detrimental impact of dry periods and drought.
  • Reduce the amount of irrigation and maintenance required.
  • Encourage grass in urban areas as an ecofriendly alternative to concrete surfaces.
  • Create grass cover to help promote biodiversity, absorb pollutants and carbon dioxide, while releasing oxygen into the environment.
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