Remember AstroTurf? Of course, you do. In fact, the trade name became so well known that an entire generation used it to describe synthetic turf in general. Well AstroTurf is back. In fact, it probably never went away but you don't hear it mentioned often because of the more aggressive marketing by other synthetic turf providers.
That said, check out the following Web site to get the fascinating history of this product. http://www.astroturf.com/history.htm. — Ron Hall