AusGAP for parklands
Quality turf for parklands
Parklands are an important connection with nature for people who live in built up areas such as Australia’s major cities. Exposure to green space has been proven to be beneficial both mentally and physically and is an environmental must to create havens for native plants and animals.
Turf products that are used in these situations need to be of a certain standard to minimise the possibility of the spread of weeds, diseases and pests that have the potential to be carried in transported goods.
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Clean green turf
AusGAP certified producers are required to maintain and implement biosecurity and environmental policies that govern the way that the turf is produced on farm and the handling and transport of the turf to site.
Certified growers must comply with all state and federal laws in regards to the application of fertilisers, chemicals and amendments to ensure that the area of production and the immediate areas surrounding the farm are not negatively impacted.
Biosecurity measures monitor movements both on and off the farm to ensure that weeds pests and diseases are not an issue when the turf is delivered on site.
Turf selection and advice
Besides the guarantee that your AusGAP certified turf will be visually free of pest and disease damage and free form foreign grasses and other weeds, AusGAP producers are a valuable resource when preparing a site, choosing your turf and planning the on going maintenace of your parkland project.
The AusGAP Turf Selector will aid you in choosing the right turf for your situation taking into account a range of variables such as shade, traffic and climate to ensure the turf you use is suitable.
Download our brochure or contact the AusGAP office and let them assist you with the whole process form planning and site preparation to turf installation and maintenance.
The AusGAP Turf Selector will assist with the selection of the correct grass type for your situation.
Whether you are in charge of a large scale public site or laying a couple of square metres of grass in your backyard, correct site preparation is essential to give your AusGAP certified turf the best start.
AusGAP is involved in turfgrass research and development (R & D). This involves assisting farms with their own varietal R & D as well for the group’s management arm. It involves varieties such as Buffalo, Hybrid Bermuda and Zoysia varieties.