Category Archives: Wildflower Meadows

Alconbury Weald – A bespoke Wildflower Turf solution for Cambridgeshire multi-purpose site

Background: Formally an airfield, the site of Alconbury Weald was acquired by property company Urban & Civic in 2009. Currently in development, and with a 20-year timescale, the site will boast a 3 million sq. foot Enterprise Zone, 5,000 new … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Wildflower Turf Expands into Europe

Wildflower Turf Ltd is delighted to announce their expansion into Europe with the first distributor of Wildflower Turf now operating in Belgium and servicing the Benelux countries. Frank Adriaenssens, a prestigious landscape architect and garden designer, is a newly accredited … Continue reading

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The National Pollinator Strategy

The first step towards a national pollinator revival was secured today as the National Pollinator Strategy was published by DEFRA. It is a paper that hopes to protect the vital 1500+ species of pollinating insects which support our food production … Continue reading

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Wildflower Turf helping Councils create memorial poppy areas to be proud of.

As we remember the start of the First World War, we are again reminded of the poignancy of the red poppy and how significant this was to so many of our soldiers. Some forward thinking councils have planned memorial areas and parks … 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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Underplanting Wildflower Turf with Spring Bulbs

Over the last six months we have taken on a couple of Spring bulb planting projects here at Wildflower Turf HQ. We are really excited about the different areas we have created and are pleased with the results so far … Continue reading

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