John is a subcontractor for a prominent government agency in Cocoa, Florida.
He needed to make a commercial vehicle roadway to his work shop at the rear of this residence - through the lawn.
He didn't want impervious concrete or asphalt (asphalt makes lousy lawns), he prefers the aesthetics of grassy lawns.
He was not only interested in the possibilty of using StabiliGrid to reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect, he is also concerned with preserving natural infiltration of rainwater in Florida - to replenish the ground water and water tables in the state, instead of diverting rainfall into the nearest rivers lakes and streams.
And, of course, he wanted the grass to actually grow - verdant and healthy. This is why he avoided the concrete grids, which cook the soil during the summer, making it almost impossible to grow natural grass, mostly noxious weeds or crabgrass, etc.
What he had to work with ...
Check back with us in the summer of 2008, to see how this grass roadway for commercial vehicles in Florida turned out ...