Category Archives: Ecology

The Boathouse at Avon Tyrrell – An Award Winning Wildflower Roof

Earlier this year we featured this beautiful green roof constructed by Organic Roofs (a specialist Green Roof Installer), designed by  HPW Architects. We are absolutely delighted for Lee and his team at Organic Roofs, who won a prestigious award on Friday … Continue reading

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The BIG Challenge Awards – Biodiversity Enhancements in the Built Environment

The BIG Challenge is a CIRIA Biodiversity Interest Group initiative launched to encourage the construction industry to make small biodiversity enhancements on existing or new build development sites. The BIG Challenge  hoped to demonstrate that small enhancements are the crucial … Continue reading

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Wildlife Focus – A Wildlife Fanatic’s Garden

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Our clients tend to purchase wildflower turf for many different reasons, but when ‘Wildlife Kate‘ approached us we immediately understood her reasons for wanting to develop a wildflower area in her garden. ‘Wildlife Kate‘ aka Kate Macrae, has turned her passion … Continue reading

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Wildlife Focus – Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and moths are a classic part of the British wildlife scene. We can probably all remember the joy of watching them as children, trying to identify them on the buddleia, making a home for a caterpillar in a jam jar … Continue reading

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Native Wildflower Species Focus

This week, we have been taking a look at the different species of wildflower that go to make up our native landscape turf. We have been producing wildflower turf for over 11 years now and the 34 species came about … Continue reading

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Welcome to the ‘Butterfly’ Jungle

We assume there will be plenty of talk about ‘jungles’ over the weekend, with another I’m a Celebrity- ‘Get me out of here!’ about to start on Sunday. So we thought we’d introduce you to a different type of jungle … Continue reading

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Bee Happy with Wildflower Turf – Our Mason Bee Hotel Initiative

   Earlier in the year, we were invited to get involved with a mason bee project as an offshoot of Operation Pollinator. We knew that these amazing insects were incredibly important for our wildflower turf pollination but as we started to … Continue reading

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Seed v Turf at the Athletes Village, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

James recently visited the Athletes Village to view our established Wildflower Turf and an area we recently supplied, of bespoke grown, shade tolerant Wildflower Turf that was being installed by Gavin Jones Ltd. The laying was nearly finished and looked … Continue reading

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A wildflower green roof

So what are the advantages to having a green roof? A green roof can be classified as the addition of vegetation and soil to any roof type. Installing a green roof can actually reduce several negative effects that buildings would have on … Continue reading

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Trends in Garden Design – Sustainability

Sustainable garden design has become a very popular trend within the garden design sector. The environment provides us with many elements we perhaps take for granted. Natural resources which are both renewable and non-renewable. How about the air we breath? It also … Continue reading

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