Category Archives: Wildflower Meadows

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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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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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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