Winter Moore Keeps Lawns WinterGreen
A walk through any residential neighborhood showcases the interminable life cycle of lawn care. From gearing up with machinery to clear away new growth to digging up trenches for sprinkler systems in order to properly water thirsty grass, property owners waste a great deal of time and energy sustaining the lives of their yards. Undoubtedly, we can all think of more beneficial endeavors, and, thanks to advances in materials and drainage capabilities, artificial grass can transform weekends from upkeep to downtime.
After gaining experience in landscaping, sales and building for years, Winter Moore was inspired to start a business that would put his background to good use. A goal he shared with his wife, Ashley, who he met while they worked at two different Tarrant County Sherwin-Williams locations; she recalls the Eureka moment, “We’d been talking about starting a business, looking at the market, and then one day Winter came home after seeing a yard application and he was obsessed.”
Winter nods affirmatively as he explains, “It was love at first sight for me. It made a lot of sense in a variety of applications.” Seeing the possibilities and progress made with the technology for synthetic grass, he had a vision for a way to satisfy a range of needs for a growing base of customers. His fascination drove him to explore the potential for synthetic grass in the Fort Worth area and they opened WinterGreen Synthetic Grass four years ago, shortly after the couple were married. They display their collective aptitude while pulling out samples of different lengths and styles for yards as well as those more specialized varieties for putting and chipping.
As water conservation continues to demand the attention of a growing population, everyone is looking for ways to decrease their usage, which is especially true for businesses responsible for large footprints. Every drop of water counts, therefore irrigation and waste water management are central to every WinterGreen installation. Residential and commercial development throughout DFW show no sign of slowing, while the water infrastructure is already being tested, which has allowed this thriving operation to continually meet new challenges by satisfying new clients.
The verisimilitude to the bounce and give of authentic putting surfaces is a marvel. Even though many are drawn to the allure of having one’s own practice area in the backyard to perfect their short game, ideal applications of these products can be seen more broadly on patios, balconies and rooftops as well. Ashley Moore adds, “The product has come a long way since AstroTurf, there’s a range of styles from short and tight to longer and lusher. As more people see how good the installations look and learn how little they require, we’re seeing an increased demand for front yards as well as commercial uses.”
Regardless of the client’s needs, the process of converting any area is minimally invasive and relatively brief given the long-term benefits. After removing the dirt, they replace it with decomposed granite and aggregate rocks optimal for drainage. Along with the synthetic grass an infill of sand and silica is included to help break down waste while holding turf in place; all surfaces are pet friendly and easy to clean. The grass is durable and holds up to foot traffic, if it becomes compacted WinterGreen can refresh it using a brush tool. Moore finishes with a smile, “Once it is in, all you need to worry about is sweeping the leaves and cleaning up the dog mess.” Capable of any sloping, stone work, or electrical work necessary for an install, Moore stands behind the work with a one-year warranty in addition to the 15-year coverage for the materials from the manufacturer.
Moreover, WinterGreen takes care of any plumbing concerns in converting spaces around pools. Custom strips can be cut to integrate brilliantly with stonework and other landscaping elements in order to make dealing with Mondo Grass a thing of the past. If you want Ivy that does not spread to surround your playground, they can handle that as well as the IPEMA-certified safety padding to give the turf extra cushion. WinterGreen Synthetic Grass offers alternatives that free property owners big and small from the drudgery of weeds, fertilizer, and an entire economy built on solutions for unattainable hues of green that are no contest for the Texas heat. Independently owned and proudly based in Fort Worth, WinterGreen deals in American-made materials with integrity and welcomes the opportunity to make life simpler for folks throughout DFW.
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