Engineered with children in mind, TenderTurf® playground surface is an energy-absorbing, fibrous wood product specially created to help reduce serious injuries. All natural and chemical-free, TenderTurf® woodchips are meticulously ground with the proper consistency of fiber and fines to create the greatest impact resistant surface and a texture that will enhance the aesthetic value of any play area, jogging path or walking trails.
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How long has Forrest Commodities been manufacturing TenderTurf®?
Since 1997 we have been manufacturing TenderTurf at Martinsville Indiana location. We have delivered to schools, churches, daycares, parks, and municipalities throughout the entire Midwest.
What is TenderTurf®?
TenderTurf is an ecofriendly energy absorbing Safety Surfacing used under and around playground equipment to help reduce serious injuries.
Does TenderTurf® meet safety and accessibility standards?
TenderTurf® has been tested and certified by an independent lab to meet ASTM-F1292-4 guidelines for impact testing, as well as ASTM-F10951-99 guidelines for wheelchair accessibility.
What depth should TenderTurf® be installed?
TenderTurf® should be installed at a depth of 12 inches. TenderTurf® meets all impact testing at a height of 12 foot with a depth of 12 inches.
Will I need to reapply TenderTurf® at any time?
Yes, over time your playground will have approximately 25-30% compaction, we recommend to top off the playground at that time to accommodate for the compaction. Many customers will do a yearly top off of the playground at the beginning of the season even if they have not experienced full compaction yet due to the cosmetic look a fresh layer of TenderTurf can bring to your playground!
What are the benefits of using TenderTurf®?
- Accessibility for the physically challenged
- Simple Maintenance
- All natural, chemical free
Where can TenderTurf® be delivered?
We deliver TenderTurf throughout the entire Midwest.
How much TenderTurf® can I order?
We accommodate orders from 25 cubic yards up to 1000 cubic yard orders and larger. We do offer bulk pricing discounts for larger orders.