Category Archives: Wildflower Meadows

Wildflowers Unite A Community (Part Two)

The second installment of our tale of a community that has come together to transform their communal space. And won a Green Flag Community Award to boot! The Katherine Buchan Meadow in Ealing, London had received enough funding to ensure that … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Unite A Community (Part One)

Receiving news last week that the Katherine Buchan Meadow in London has been awarded a Green Flag Community Award, we thought it was high time we featured the story of how this delightful meadow came about. The Katherine Buchan Meadow … Continue reading

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Wildflower Turf Ltd Provides Characterful Landscaping to New Development in Crowthorne

With UK construction and associated infrastructure continuing apace, a new development in Berkshire has been a recent project for Wildflower Turf Ltd. Buckler’s Park in Crowthorne, Berkshire, is located on the former Transport Research Laboratory site and is comprised of … Continue reading

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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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