Category Archives: Maintenance

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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Best Practice Tips for Cutting a Wildflower Meadow

Wildflower Turf meadows require minimal maintenance. However, every Autumn your meadow will require a little attention and September and October is the ideal time to carry out the task of cutting if you have not already done so. No two … 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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When to mow a meadow?

Once established our Wildflower Turf requires very little maintenance, however, there is one important task to carry out each autumn. No two meadows will grow in exactly the same way or even at the same rate, with the mix of flowers … Continue reading

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When Green Roofs go Brown

If you have a wild flower green roof it will probably be looking quite brown and hay like at the moment. You may find it useful to know why this happens seemingly quicker than in a meadow and what you should … Continue reading

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Road verges – a valuable meadow resource

Native plants could be described as the backbone of local ecology. With a low maintenance option that will give colour throughout the spring and summer, and provide form into the autumn months, wildflowers are surely the perfect answer to road … Continue reading

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Wild Flower Turf – an alternative cutting regime

Recently our UK weather patterns appear to have been changing.  Last years winter was a case in point with the arrival of snow in early November and summers for the past two years have been hot and dry through April … Continue reading

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