Artificial Lawn & Sod Pricing Comparison

Find Out Expected Artificial Lawn Installation & Maintenance Cost Comparison for California homes from Los Angeles to San Francisco

When you are considering the cost comparisons for artificial lawn or traditional sod installations for Southern California homes, there some determining factors to help keep your costs down. Our artificial lawn or putting green installation prices range per square foot depending on ground preparation, how much lawn you want installed and access to the area. The factoring criteria is the same no matter if you live in Orange County, Palm Desert, Los Angeles or San Francisco.

Putting greens for California homes or businesses require more background information for installation. If you are considering a putting green at your Los Angeles or San Francisco home, we factor in ground preparation, access to the area and desired size. Any cost quotes for putting green installs include undulation, putting surface, fringe, cups, pins and flags.

Back Nine Greens add beauty and value to your home. With virtually no maintenance, your additional free time becomes invaluable. We recommend you take time to remember how much traditional lawn maintenance can take you away from precious family time and your hobbies.

Take a look at the Back Nine Greens cost comparison of artificial lawn vs. conventional sod installation and lifetime use. We factor in how much it could cost for maintenance as well any optional sprinkler systems.

You will find this cost comparison worth-it to see for yourself.

Conventional Sod

Sod cost $450 At $0.75/sq ft based on Riverside, San Diego & Orange County nurseries retail price delivered
Soil prep & install $1200 New construction average of 3 independent estimates
Sprinkler/drainage system install
Average of 3 independent estimates
Maintenance $4800 Based on a modest $50/month
Based on $60/month, estimated by San Diego/Riverside county providers
Estimated cost for 8 years $13,010  

Artificial Lawn


Artificial Turf & Installation $5982 At $9.97/ sq.ft.
Maintenance $0  
Minus local rebates for synthetic turf    
Cost for the minimum lifespan of 8 years $5982  


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