March 2022 Review of Natura Greenspring Ultra-Plush
This is our first review after sleeping 11 nights on our queen size Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra-Plush mattress and 5” foundation. We ordered it on 1/19/22.
It shipped on 2/15/22, and arrived from Canada to the West Coast by 3/2/22.
I want to share more info than just “we bought it, and like it”! Here are our impressions and review.
While we were looking on the internet at mattresses, we saw that most companies give about 3 months of a trial, and they’ll take it back if you don’t like it.
Initially it was hard for us to swallow that there’s no trial, nor returning the Natura mattresses.
As Pete told us, and we completely agree….“Buying a mattress in this manner requires a leap of faith.
Many people find it difficult to make this kind of purchase.” Eventually we were OK with doing so.
The mattress quality, craftsmanship, and materials are VERY good!
Our 14 year old mattress was a very nice Simmons Beautyrest Black, but the mattress' generous “body sculpting” told us it was time to look for a new mattress.
As we learned, today’s current Simmons Beautyrest Black IS NOT made like ours was 14 years ago, so buying that “same named model” today and expecting the same comfort and longevity, would be a mistake.
Pete advised/confirmed that.
We wanted a mattress that would be as close to the Simmons Beautyrest Black in design as we could get (i.e., TONS of coil springs and latex).
With Pete’s help, and us doing massive research on Natura (and a few others), we chose Natura Greenspring.
The VERY FIRST impression was that this mattress was quite firm.
Pete told us that Natura Greenspring’s are firmer than their name implies, and we agree!!
Pete recommended the Ultra-Plush.
When we think of “Ultra-Plush” we envisioned some super thick ultra-marshmallow topper that you would disappear into. This is NOT that. It is indeed, fairly firm to my wife and I at 130 and 200 lbs respectively. Remember, firm is subjective to each person.
But keep in mind, our old mattress, although comfy, had become too soft.
We have slept in it 11 nights now.
Each night, we slept better and better as we got used to the new firmness (compared to what we had).
We can report that we are BOTH very happy with this mattress, we are sleeping better, and we will not need a latex topper.
So, if you’re concerned about my and Pete’s “firmness” descriptor, don’t worry.
Sleep on it for a while to see how you adjust.
Also, we only have high remarks for how communicative, professional, PATIENT and responsive Pete has been as we hammered him with tons of questions! He was ALWAYS quick to reply with complete answers.
We wanted a bed that was designed so that when the other person turned over or got in/out, the jiggle/movement would be minimal.
This fits the bill VERY nicely as we knew the combination of a coil spring mattress and latex would do!
Our old Simmons Beautyrest Black was phenomenal at not transferring any movement.
Also, we just ordered the organic cotton waterproof mattress cover that Pete sells.
We are happy with our purchase, and we will provide another update a several months from now.
Here's a link to the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush Mattress.
I'm very interested in your Greenspring Liberta Luxury mattress but a little concerned because I’m not able to try the mattress. First of all, I noticed that the mattress contains wool.
I have a problem with wool clothing in that it makes me itch and I’ll end up getting red from it.
Will this be a problem with the mattress. Also not sure if I need Firm or Plush.
Secondly I have broken my back 5 Times and have a lot of problems sleeping at night.
I bought a Tempurpedic mattress which I exchanged for a softer one because I was unable to sleep comfortably at night. The comfort level did not improve with the new one and I have put up with it now for five years.
I tried several mattresses today including the Simmons Beautyrest Black, Serra and Stearns and Foster.
I found that the plush models were often too soft and didn’t provide enough support.
I would like a mattress that is supportive but comfortable and doesn’t wake me up at night with sore hips and shoulders when I try sleeping on my side. Maybe I am asking for too much from a mattress.
Buying a mattresses that comes rolled up in a box makes me a bit apprehensive.
I like the idea of a person having to install it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
73 years old and haven’t had a good night’s sleep in over 15 years.
Thanks so much, Diana
Good Morning Diana,
All of those mattresses that you tried and didn’t work for you have one thing in common that made it impossible for you to get comfortable.
They are all upholstered with memory foam.
Despite all the hype to the contrary, memory foam is the worst upholstery material ever invented.
It’s a temperature sensitive material that softens as it warms from your body heat.
You then sink into it…further and further as the weeks and months go by.
You’ve lost the alignment of your spine and you’re hitting the firmer materials that support it. Memory foam is specifically designed to cause a mattress to need frequent replacing…and not under the terms of the warranty.
Memory foam has many negative side effects and is simply a poor quality product.
And as if all that weren’t bad enough, memory foam off gasses the toxic chemicals from which it’s made.
Trying before you buy was the way to go about all this back in the day before memory foam came to dominate the industry.
Now, it’s nothing more than a bad habit, since memory foam is so highly deceptive.
The Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush Mattress is what my wife and I sleep on at home.
Our mattress is still in like new condition after more than 6 years, with each of us weighing more than 200 lbs.
And even though I have several disc related back problems, I sleep and wake without back pain.
The Ultra Plush model is the most comfortable of their 4 models, without being too soft by anyone’s standards.
That is the mattress I recommend for you.
Click on this link to view specifications and prices.
I came across your blog as I was searching for the reason why my new mattress has a strong chemical odor.
I hope you can provide some advice.
We bought a king size Simmons Beautyrest black L-class extra firm mattress, recently.
It arrived with a strong chemical smell, which we have been trying to air out by keeping our windows open.
The smell is not as strong now, but it’s not completely gone.
We’ve been airing it out for 11 days now, so more than a week, but not quite 2 weeks.
I would like to know if it’s normal for this mattress to smell when it’s newly out of the box, or if it’s defective.
If it’s normal to have some off gassing in the beginning, how much longer do we have to air it out?
Many thanks in advance for your help!
The off gassing is the release of toxic chemicals into the air….carcinogenic chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene…just to name two of the 61 chemicals used to make the memory foam in your mattress.
Unfortunately, This is the New Normal for many of today's mattresses, including all of the name brands that have been sold to investors, who are using memory foam to enhance profits.
Your health and welfare are no longer of concern to any of them.
This mattress you’ve had for 11 days, should have long been returned immediately. There are mattresses made without memory foam, without the toxic off gassing, that won’t wear out quickly, as memory foam has a habit of doing.
Those toxins are trapped inside the cellular structure of the memory foam.
As you use it, more of those cells will open, releasing more toxins into the air.
Sinus headache is the most common side effect, as these chemicals attack the respiratory system.
There are reports of much more serious side effects.
Not only is memory foam a poor quality product, it’s also a health hazard.
No mattress upholstered with memory foam is worth buying.
If the store where you bought it offers a refund, I suggest availing yourself of that.
Keeping your mattress clean and dry will increase its longevity.
We recommend our Organic Cotton Waterproof Mattress Protector.
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