Author Archives: Molly Hawkins

Young Designer Wins with Wildflowers

Caitlin McLaughlin, of Thrift Landscapes Garden Design, was recently awarded the RHS Young Designer of the Year Award and a Gold Award at RHS Tatton Park for her Nature & Nurture Garden. Built by Foxcroft Landscapes, the garden represents an urban … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Win over Judges at Hampton Court

Last week, the world’s largest annual flower show brought a burst of colour and vibrancy to Hampton Court Palace. RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, supported by Viking Cruises, was in full swing with various Show Gardens, the Rose Marquee, … Continue reading

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Gardeners’ World Live

Over the weekend, hundreds of keen gardeners filled the NEC in Birmingham to hear from experts, browse exhibitors stalls and take inspiration from a number of superb show gardens. Wildflower Turf were delighted to supply turf to a few of … Continue reading

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A Journey into The Hive

  Standing under the 17-metre-high aluminum installation, The Hive displayed at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens is more than just a sight to be seen. Created by Wolfgang Buttress, Simmonds Studio and BDP, The Hive is a feat of British engineering … Continue reading

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Looking After Your Wildflower Meadow This Summer

This blog will take you through the steps of maintaining a wonderful wildflower meadow over the summer months. If you are keen to find out even more about Wildflower Turf, look out for our book which will be published later on this … Continue reading

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A Garden Inspired by History

Today marks 801 years since Magna Carta. A magnificent garden was created last year to celebrate the 800th anniversary. Patricia Thirion and Janet Honour from A Touch of France Garden Design used the historic peace treaty between unpopular King John … Continue reading

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Making an Urban Scene Green

Last Spring, a park was created in London for the first time in one hundred years. 3,850m² of a mixture of Wildflower Landscape Turf and Shade Tolerant Turf was taken to Greenwich Peninsula, to be installed by Gavin Jones. Alys … Continue reading

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The Queen of Herbs Returns to RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Jekka McVicar, highly acclaimed organic gardening expert, is appearing once again at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week with a Main Avenue Show Garden featuring Wildflower Turf. The unique Show Garden, which will be relocated to St John’s Hospice … Continue reading

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