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Wildflower Turf Demand in Europe.

In the spring of 2012 we were approached by a Belgian Landscape Architect, Frank Adriaenssens, who was interested in introducing an increased wildlife and biodiverse landscape into his landscaping projects in Belgium. Frank has a client list that takes him all … Continue reading

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Wildflower Turf Expansion

Wildflower Turf Ltd expands with a new production site in Yorkshire. In 2015 Wildflower Turf Ltd were finalists for the annual Farmers Weekly magazine awards. This national competition looks at all things farming and we entered the farm diversification category. … Continue reading

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Wildflower Earth™ and expert installation by Greener Places Ltd saves the day for Herringthorpe Junior School

We recently had some very interesting feedback from a landscape contractor who used our Wildflower Earth™ for the first time this year. Jim Staveley MD of Greener Places Ltd based near Worksop in Nottinghamshire ordered 300m² of our Border mix … Continue reading

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Using seed to enhance your meadow

June is a great time to spot and identify wildflowers, note where they are and consider collecting their seed at a later date when the plant matures and has developed viable seed. Sowing the seed you have collected is a … Continue reading

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A University success story – Aberystwyth University

Wildflower Turf has been receiving a great deal of interest from Universities in recent months.  In May our MD James Hewetson-Brown was a key note speaker at the University Horticultural Officers Conference at Heriot Watt University http://bit.ly/2rlGmEd. However prior to … Continue reading

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Does Glyphosate destroy or enhance the natural environment

THE RECENT PUBLICITY AROUND THE USE OF GLYPHOSATE HAS LED TO CONSIDERABLE PRESS COVERAGE AND DEBATE OVER THE USE OF CHEMICALS AND THEIR PLACE IN OUR TOWNS AND COUNTRYSIDE. OUR MD JAMES HEWETSON-BROWN LOOKS AT GLYPHOSATE WITH WILDFLOWERS, BIODIVERSITY AND … Continue reading

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Pollution Mitigation

Urban Wildflowers Our MD James Hewetson-Brown explains the power of wildflowers when used in urban environments and their importance in green infrastructure design. Quote – “WILDFLOWERS CAN PHYSICALLY LOCK IN HARMFUL PARTICULATES FROM EXHAUST EMISSIONS” Wildflower meadows have continued to … Continue reading

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Save The Date

With Spring in the air (we can dream), February is a great time to focus on the year ahead and give your diary some love. We’ve put together a round-up of the RHS Shows, key Horticultural Exhibitions we will be … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas Gifting – Part Two

Part Two of our festive gift-giving guide has arrived. After a brief mince pie break, we’ve checked our list twice and have come up with a list of inspired presents, from stocking fillers to, umm, a scythe. Read on for … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas Gifting – Part One

It’s been a busy year and Christmas is just around the corner. The High Street is packed and sleigh bells are ringing but if gift-giving inspiration is proving elusive then you’re not alone. But never fear as the Wildflower Turf … Continue reading

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