Hopefully this is not some turf grass or chemical company fishing for ad campaign fodder. I'm going to assume the interest is genuine and respond. Today it was cold and sunny, so I lay down on the lawn and got some sun for a few minutes.
So grass is good for laying down on
. It is also good for walking on. Having said that, my lawn is turf grass and weeds. Today I noticed that some sedges have crept into the lawn near the woods. YAAS Anyway, lawn also does a nice job of setting off planting areas.
But for reducing erosion and keeping waterways healthy, the current research indicates that other types of plants with deeper roots may do a better job than traditional shallow-rooted turf grass.