Welcome to my Blog of Envious Greens!

Artificial, Fake or Synthetic. Turf, Grass, or Lawn.

By any name, I appreciate your interest in our EASYTURF artificial grass. Here you'll find a broad array of applications for the very best synthetic lawns and putting greens from the very best artificial grass manufacturer in the business, FieldTurf.

Ken Holland - Your Alternascapes and EASYTURF Golf Putting Green and Artificial Grass Specialist

Whether you're looking for a Residential or Commercial Artificial Grass application, I can assist you. I'm your Golf Putting Green and Artificial Grass Specialist with Alternascapes, Inc. located in Ellenton, FL. We're the exclusive distributor of EASYTURF by FieldTurf artificial grass throughout Florida, with many commercial synthetic turf installations throughout the Southeast United States. We have our own installation crews, and have 18+ years of sales, service, and installation experience behind us. From 5- Star resorts and theme parks to residential homes, businesses, and municipalities, from golf putting greens to home and business rooftops, we have seen and done it all.

We also provide the absolutely best warranty not on just the artificial grass, but also the installation. Fifteen years... yes, 15 years for our residential artificial grass warranty, and 8 years for our commercial synthetic grass warranty, and that is Non-Prorated. That means you'll have total peace of mind for the life of your grass. Our philosophy is to do it once, and do it right. That's why a significant amount of our business is through referrals from happy families and businesses.

Alternascapes covers the state of Florida with fake grass and has over 16 years experienceEasyTurf fake lawn and grass is made right here in the US

Since our artificial grass has the longest lifespan in the industry, 15-20 years, and is the most realistic feeling, and looking, you and your family will be able to enjoy the outdoors, without the hassle of grass maintenance.

We have built our solid reputation by providing the best products, materials, installation methods and service, and we have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau!

So, whether you call it artificial, synthetic, or fake, grass, turf or lawn, I'll be happy to discuss your needs, provide you with some ideas, and of course give you a free estimate. Put my knowledge, exemplary service, and our 18+ years experience to work for you. Just call me, or use the contact form to reach me today regarding your artificial grass needs.

Many thanks,

Ken Holland
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Free Estimate and Design Consultation by Ken Holland at Alternascapes for all of your Artificial Grass needs.
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Golf Putting Greens by Ken Holland, Alternascapes, and EasyTurf for home or business.

Golf Putting Greens

  • Putting golf green surface holds the ball for short-game shots
  • Predictable putting, even on downhill lies
  • Long lasting, estimated at 10+ years
  • Only minor brushing and rolling needed
  • Immune to temperature extremes
  • Dries quickly and is playable when wet
  • Pro- grade cups and hardware
  • Extremely resistant to damage and wear
  • Adjustable Speed of putting green
  • Maintains playing qualities
  • Maintains natural-grass look
  • Non-prorated warranty
  • No Fading. UV treated fibers
  • Specially graded silica sand
  • No sub-surface parts to deteriorate
Ken Holland's FieldTurf artificial grass Blog. Commentary, news and views about fake and synthetic grass.

News and Views

Ken Holland's Blog

It's mostly about artificial grass as you would have guessed, and without any sales pitch. I know our grass is the ultimate solution for whatever prompted your visit here, but hopefully you'll get more ideas and information in this informal blog venue.

If you have any questions, or comments, please contact me directly, or leave a note on the blog post. I'll respond as soon as I can.

Of course I provide free estimates, so if you're located anywhere in Florida, I can help you. There's never any pressure, and no obligation. Whenever you're ready, I'll be there for you.

Commercial Resort and Hotel with FieldTurf Artificial Grass


  • Durable: 15-20 year lifespan
  • Always green. Immune to weather
  • Easy to Maintain with blower
  • Always Manicured Appearance
  • Clean: No Dirt, mud, or grass
  • No down time! Allows for continuous use
  • Virtually eliminates ground insects
  • No Allergies from Grass Pollen
  • Rapid Drain with proprietary MaxxFlow backing
  • NON-Prorated Warranty
  • Over 16 years Experience
  • Ideal for Resorts, Office Buildings, Stores, Schools, Playgrounds
FieldTurf Artificial Grass Rooftop seating area is relaxing, comfortable and with no maintenance.

Rooftops & Balconies

  • Beautiful Green Rooftop
  • Most Realistic Artificial Grass
  • Enhance or Create Living Space, or Green Space
  • Durable: 15-20 year lifespan
  • Best Draining Synthetic Grass
  • Soft and Insulating
  • Withstands all weather
  • FieldTurf will not fade
  • Multiple installation options
  • Virtually No Maintenance
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Ideal for Balconies,Terraces, Patio Areas, & Decks too
  • Putting Green Options
You're only limited by your imagination for our EasyTurf by FieldTurf colorful fake grass.

Designs and Logos

  • Logos, Designs, Insignias
  • Unique Marketing Tool
  • Build Brand Identity
  • High Profile Visibility
  • Most Realistic Artificial Grass
  • Great for Schools, Companies
  • Ideal for Playgrounds
  • Awesome for Pet Resorts
  • Durable: 15-20 years
  • 100% permeable backing
  • 100% drainage - 0 absorption
  • Almost No Maintenance
  • No Mow! Just Blow!
  • Immune to weather
  • Built-in weed barrier
Florida Playground with FieldTurf Artificial Grass

Florida Playgrounds

  • Provides long-term safety
  • No more mess of mulch, sand or loose rubber chunks
  • Meets ASTM Standards for fall heights of up to 12 feet
  • Meets ASTM ADA wheelchair accessibility
  • No mowing, watering or fertilizer ever again
  • No more yellow or bare spots
  • No more dirt or mud inside
  • Virtually eliminates soil insects
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Minimize Abrasions & Injuries
  • 15 to 20+ year life expectancy
  • Environmentally friendly
Dog Day Afternoon on FieldTurf Fake Grass. Clean and hypo-allergenic artificial lawn for residential and commercial applications.

Dog & Pet Care

  • Commercial Grade
  • For Home or Business
  • Saves Maintenance & Water
  • No Muddy or Yellow Spots
  • Won't Discolor or Stain
  • No Down Time
  • Allergy Free - Hypoallergenic
  • Virtually eliminates soil pests
  • Drains Clean -100% Permeable
  • Looks Real. Feels Real.
  • Inherently Antimicrobial
  • 15 - 20 Year Lifespan
  • Can't dig or chew through
  • No more urine odor
  • Clean dogs=Happy Clients!
FieldTurf Synthetic Grass for any sport. Over 16 years, we've provide artificial turf for Florida sports locations.

Sports Turf

  • Ideal for Golf, Soccer, Bocce Ball, Lawn Bowling, Croquet, Tennis, Baseball & More!
  • 2/3 of NFL teams use FieldTurf Artificial Grass: The Pros Know
  • Great for Multi-Use Fields
  • Superior Year Round Use
  • Minimizes injuries
  • Great for indoor fields too
  • Looks Real. Feels Real.
  • Minimal Maintenance
  • 100% permeable backing
  • 100% drainage: 0 absorption
  • Built-in Weed Barrier
  • Ideal level of traction
  • Durable: 10-15 years
High traffic pool areas in hotels, resorts, homes and businesses are the perfect location to add beautiful, clean and maintenance-free FieldTurf artificial grass.

Florida Pool Areas

  • Ultra-realistic artificial grass
  • Stays Soft and Beautiful
  • Safe, Clean, and Durable
  • Year Round Use
  • Inherently Anti-Microbial
  • 100% permeable backing
  • Drains Clean
  • Slip-resistant poolside surface
  • Designed to last 15-20 years
  • 100% Recyclable
  • Low Infill, Thatched Grass
  • Built-in weed barrier
  • Virtually No Maintenance
  • Saves Water!
  • No Fade: UV inhibitors
Residential backyards with Pool, or front lawns covered with our beautiful maintenance-free FieldTurf fake lawn.


  • Great for lawns, shady areas, play areas, pool decks, dog runs, & More!
  • Ideal for Children & Dogs. They go out clean, come in clean!
  • Looks Real, Feels Real
  • No Water! Save Money!
  • Safe: No Pesticides or Fertilizers
  • No Trim, No Mow. Just Blow.
  • 100% Permeable. Drains Fast.
  • Durable: 15-20 year solution
  • 15 year Non-Prorated Warranty
  • Enjoy your lawn year round
  • Virtually eliminates soil pests
  • Hypoallergenic for Kids & Pets