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Backyard Putting Greens: Practice right outside your door!

Backyard Putting Greens: Practice right outside your door!

When you think about inviting friends and family over for a get together, visit, cookout or family fun day, you may think of family activities to participate in indoors, like board games, charades, or a pool table. Outside, you might think about volleyball, badminton or playing catch, but there’s not many activities as fun as having your own backyard putting green.

When you hire a professional landscaping company to create and install your backyard putting green there are a few guidelines to keep in mind. Here are some do’s and don’ts that your landscaper should know:

  1. Do have your landscaper place it near the house - when you feel like getting outside and putting around on your personal green, you’re more likely to use it if it’s closer to your house. That’s probably also where your grill, patio or any other social areas you use outside will be, so include it in the area outdoors where you spend the most time.
  2. Don’t place it too close to where you park the cars and keep it away from the windows of the house.
    For obvious reasons, golf balls and glass don’t mix well. While you may plan on putting and making it a rule for your green to be used for putting only, chip shots are inevitable even if they’re not intentional, and you’re not going to have much fun if you’re worried about breaking windows on the house or surrounding cars.
  3. Do make it a fun challenge and make it your own
    A one-hole putting green can lose it’s appeal and get boring fast. You’ll want to be original in your design so you and your friends and family can use it for years. Add some curves and undulation, a sand pit and some mounds to keep it fun and challenging. You can even personalize it further with your own monogrammed flags, a name for your “course” and personalized signs.
  4. Don’t use live grass or living turf
    With a backyard putting green, it's best to create it with artificial turf. Your sand pits, mounds and any interesting shapes you choose to include are difficult to water and effectively mow if you are using live turf grass. Artificial turf is also created with the best synthetic material that makes a perfect surface for putting and is nearly completely maintenance free. It survives any element (cold or hot temperatures, rain, sleet, ice or snow) and when cared for properly, they’re always ready for play!
  5. Choose the right landscape design team
    Choosing the right company to assist you in your goals for a perfect backyard putting green is the most important step in the process. The right company will help you figure out the perfect location in your yard, add creative elements and advise you regarding the right materials for the job. Contact Mansfield Landscaping today to get started on your backyard putting green and make your yard the funnest one in the neighborhood!

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Latest Reviews

Mansfield did a wonderful job and made our yard look absolutely wonderful. They did exactly what they said they would and even more. Were right on schedule, very professional and accommodating. The Mansfield crew that did our job were very polite, courteous, helpful and more than willing to do whatever we requested them to do. The pricing was very reasonable and competitive. I would Highly Recommend them to anyone looking for a Quality landscaping job. Steve Mansfield is a man of his word. Dave & Brenda Smith The Villages, FL

Dave Smith
January 17, 2022

Removed previous outdated landscaping. Redesigned new landscape with Hardscape, tree's, shrubs and flowers. Our experience with the owner and staff was beyond expectations in all professionalism and work quality. My husband and I are very pleased and recommend Mansfield Landscape to anyone. The job exceeded our expectations!

Paula Clemens
January 10, 2022

Dealt directly with Steve M/owner. Steve M told us exactly what to expect re: timing. He hit the mark on-time perfectly. Steve steered us away from palms not good for our FL region. We thank him for that too. His team showed up when he said they would. Two and a half days and done. His team was congenial, professional, and did not mind a significant last-minute change. BEAUTIFUL JOB! Had up-lighting installed as well. Team went through everything they installed and told us how to maintain everything. Great company to do business with and competitive pricing.

Steve Shepard
January 9, 2022

We are well pleased with the service and found the "gardeners" to be professional, competent and pleasant to work with. The stack wall is beyond our expectations and all work was done in a very timely manner! Great Job! Highly recommend them! Thank You!

Sally Steffy
December 30, 2021

Great landscaping job by Steve and his crew. Would highly recommend!

Carol Bentley
December 13, 2021

Well thought out design and professional installation. Totally transformed our property. Many complements from neighbrs; strangers driving by stopped and made remarks about the beautiful landscape. Work crew was very professional; major efort with no disruption to our daily living.

Pasquale lerro
December 5, 2021

Steve Mansfield came over within a week after contacting the office and started our landscaping project within another week after sitting down and reviewing our future plans to landscape what we have called home of 32 years. He had crews come to cut down trees, pour new concrete pads, tear out existing landscape, clear roots and check out the irrigation. We had a very large project yet the transformation went seamlessly. Within 3 weeks everything was completed from cutting down, tearing out, spraying the lawn, pouring pads, building walls, planting trees & plants, up to new irrigation & lighting & then having sod laid. Incredible & impressive the transformation. Thank you Steve & hats off to all the crews that made our place look beautiful once again.

Linda Felton
November 29, 2021

Steve Mansfield listened to our landscaping goals and gave us a written estimate on our project. His team appeared two weeks prior to the scheduled time and did a great job! The workers were kind, courteous and neat. I definitely recommend Mansfield.

Christine Baker
November 15, 2021

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