Fun Facts About Your Lawn

flamingo One of the things that are commonly known to add value to the aesthetic qualities of a property are grasses. And most of us really can’t so much as leave the house or look out a window without seeing the lovely lush, green yard. While it may be true that most people doesn’t think too much about grass on a day-to-day basis, there are actually plenty interesting facts about grasses that you may not know about. Here are some fun facts about grass for you.

  • In America, 65% of all water consumption goes to watering lawns. In the summer, that’s about 238 gallons per person a day.
  • The most popular lawn ornament is the pink flamingo. Every year, there are 250,000 pink flamingos being sold as lawn ornament.
  • The average home owner spends about 4 hours per week in taking care for their lawn.
  • Lawns are very efficient oxygen producers. They are more effective than trees for about three times. Additionally, their season to produce oxygen are longer. In fact, a small sized lawn which is about 50 ft. x 50 ft. releases enough oxygen for a family of four that can last for 24 hours.

Trivia info resource: http://www.roperlawncarememphis.com 

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