Category Archives: General Interest

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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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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Creating a Buzz at Kew this Summer

 The journey of the British bee will be brought to life this summer at Kew Gardens when the award winning Hive installation from the 2015 Milan Expo, is relocated to the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Hive was the centrepiece of … Continue reading

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Changing Public Perception with Wildflowers

A CASE STUDY – TRANSFORMING A NEGLECTED AREA The Borough of Kings Lyn and West Norfolk wanted to transform an area that had been neglected over the years and subsequently blighted with anti-social behaviour. They wanted to find a solution … Continue reading

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Open Days at Wildflower Turf in aid of The Greenfingers Charity

This summer we will be holding two open days in July where you are warmly invited to come and visit the Wildflower Turf farm. Our open days have always been popular for wildflower enthusiasts and  particularly useful for those that are creating … Continue reading

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Border Turf – A vibrant and impactful Wildflower Turf Product

What is Border Turf? Our Border Turf was originally developed for domestic gardens, where it could be used to replace existing borders and flower beds with a low maintenance alternative that was colourful and long flowering. As the demand for wildflower … Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Create A Wildflower Meadow

Are you considering a wild area in your garden, do you love the idea of being submerged in wildflowers this summer. If a wildflower meadow is a possible garden project for 2016, let Wildflower Turf convince you why it should be … Continue reading

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Shade Tolerant Wildflower Turf – A wildflower solution for shady areas

In 2011, whilst creating bespoke wildflower mixes for the 2012 Olympic site, we were asked to create a special wildflower mix suitable for tree lined, shaded areas. 4 years on and the shady meadows in the East Village are healthy and … Continue reading

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