Village Green Europe News

The champions’ turfgrass

Today we find Village Green turf as the protagonist of a project for the redevelopment of the green area of a major dog training centre in Molise, the Ipo Sport Dog, managed by the nationally and internationally renowned dog trainer and multiple champion Vincenzo Magnati.

Parks and open spaces: Village Green®, the turf variety of choice

There are the parks, institutional venues and public open spaces. In other words, the ‘business cards’ that a city shows off to citizens and visitors. Over the years, the use of Village Green® in the revitalisation of public heritage has been first introduced, then extended and established.

Village Green® lawn: when seed purity makes a difference

It is not just a matter of savings or convenience. Even the ecosystem is at risk. Kikuyu from “traditional” seed can pose a threat to the environment, public parks, gardens and entire crops. This, too, is behind the turn of producers, commercial and private to hybrid Kikuyu species…

A 3,000-square-meter lawn at Donnafugata’s headquarters

Village Green shakes hands with one of Italy’s most important wine brands, Donnafugata. The turf company, in fact, has created a 3,300-square-meter lawn inside the Contessa Entellina estate, headquarters of one of Italy’s best-known sector companies…

A 4,000-square-meter lawn in Orosei (Sardegna) without phytosanitary products and chemicals

A project for a four-thousand-square-meter lawn in Orosei, on Sardinia’s east coast, a location known as both a tourist and nature destination. The green lung was created within an accommodation facility near the sea…

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Spanish rugby club declares Village Green better than Bermuda or synthetic

A Spanish rugby club has turned to Village Green to returf its playing fields just one year after a similar project using Bermuda grass varieties failed to deliver an adequate result.
The El Estrecho Rugby Club is only a decade old but has already fielded teams in Andalucía’s top tier 1st Regional League…

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Evergreen grass in Nicosia’s square

Designed by archistar Zaha Hadid, who passed away in 2016, the transformation of Eleftherias Square in the capital of Cyprus has just been completed, where Village Green turf was chosen for the greenery.

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Village Green is the coolest grass around


Some recent major turf projects have demonstrated why Village Green is the most versatile turf in southern Europe. A hardy and resilient performing turf in summer, Village Green turf is also the ideal variety to be laid in the cooler months…

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Braille Park a sight to behold

An Italian park named after the inventor of the alphabet for the blind has been transformed into a visual and tactile oasis that is a…

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Italian rugby club thrives with new playing surface

The stories of rugby and Village Green turf in Italy have similar parallels. Both are regarded as relatively new and novel to the Italian consumer but each has laid solid foundations and are rapidly earning accolades and acceptance in a competitive landscape. In the beautiful coastal city of Imperia on the northern Mediterranean Sea in Italy’s Liguria region, nestles the sports club Imperia Rugby.

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Weeding out the opposition

A new turf variety is rapidly gaining attention of growers, commercial developers and residential buyers across southern Europe. A denser grass that is more durable, …

Village Green taking root in Europe

An expanding network of growers is benefiting from group collaboration as Village Green kikuyu continues to take root and spread across European public areas and green…

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Village Green in driver’s seat

Marelli is one of the world’s leading global suppliers to the automotive sector, with around 60,000 employees worldwide. With a focus on innovation and manufacturing…
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