Category Archives: Wildflower Meadows

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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Accredited partner Colin Knapman from CK Garden Design.

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After attending our accreditation program last Spring, Colin has used our Wildflower Turf a number of times, and continues to get fantastic feedback from his clients. Here are some before and after pictures from a very satisfied customer site. This … Continue reading

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A nice little blog

Last year we blogged a lovely little project which highlighted how our Wildflower Turf can transform an area however small, into a wildflower meadow with ease. We stumbled across this blog written by Shades of Green who carried out the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a great Christmas and here’s to a prosperous and amazing 2013! Nearly there… In the northern hemisphere, winter 2013 officially ends on March 20th so those dark and gloomy winter days are drawing to a close, and … Continue reading

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An innovative approach to maintaining difficult sites

As with the case with road verges could it be conceivable to convert difficult to manage areas of green spaces to a wildflower meadow? This was the suggestion by Angus Lindsay from The Landscape Group recently in an interview in the October … Continue reading

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