At an elevated site subjected to drying winds and temperature extremes and home to 6,000 employees, Village Green turf has proven resilient and adept at handling the climate and foot traffic while retaining its verdant colour. Essendon Fields General Manager, Adam Strathairn said “Its best characteristics are the colour holding in the winter months, its ability to take regular mowing at heights lower than 20mm and its durability in coping with high traffic areas around shopping centres and parks.