Village Green was specifically designed to meet the needs of the commercial turf market, including sports associations and clubs.
Its sporting credentials are based on:
Much of sports-loving Australia shares a similar climate to the Mediterranean. It was there that a series of selection trials were conducted comparing more than 70 turf strains. The standout performer across all climates and conditions was Village Green. The testing involved taking measurements of growth rate, height, greenness, stolon thickness and root volume.
Trials were conducted in harsh conditions with temperatures ranging from 40oC to -3oC. There is no other kikuyu that has gone through such a market-driven and rigorous testing and selection program.
Sport science has improved the output of athletes and Village Green has been developed according to those same exacting scientific standards to achieve peak performance.
Whether its school sports, the local park or competitive club competition, Village Green is a guaranteed win for your organisation.
Village Green sod can be laid any time of the year across the Mediterranean. Laying turf from late autumn to early spring has the advantage of saving water.
Regardless of your project’s time demands, it’s always the right time to plant Village Green.
Village Green is a certified turfgrass, having been granted a plant patent (Plant Variety Right) by the Community Plant Variety Office of Europe in 2015. This is a “gold medal” stamp of approval for a quality grass.
There are eight Village Green growers across southern Europe with more growers expected soon (see map on the supplier page). Each grower produces turf under a code of practice that ensures customers get quality turf every time. This is backed by our Certificate of Authenticity, which is issued with every Village Green project.
Village Green originated in Australia, where more than 8 million square meters of turf has been sold. Village Green is now proving to be the turf of choice across Europe.
An excellent reference when tendering or specifying Village Green turf.
Getting these important factors right can mean the difference between re-turfing the space within two years versus a lifetime of high performance turf.
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