Category Archives: Wildflower Green Roofs

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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The Boathouse at Avon Tyrrell – An Award Winning Wildflower Roof

Earlier this year we featured this beautiful green roof constructed by Organic Roofs (a specialist Green Roof Installer), designed by  HPW Architects. We are absolutely delighted for Lee and his team at Organic Roofs, who won a prestigious award on Friday … 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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A wildflower green roof

So what are the advantages to having a green roof? A green roof can be classified as the addition of vegetation and soil to any roof type. Installing a green roof can actually reduce several negative effects that buildings would have on … Continue reading

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A little wildflower green roof

If you are wondering whether installing a small wildflower meadow will make a difference to the local wildlife in your area, then the answer is most definitely yes is will. Any suitable habitat even 1m² will make a difference, and you will … Continue reading

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How to turn a container into a wildlife haven

Back in October 2011 we decided to install our Wildflower Roof Turf on one of our containers here at the farm. It was a really simple process… first we installed a couple of wooden posts inside the container, to provide … Continue reading

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Green Roof display

ICB (International Construction Bureau) Limited, have set up a display using our Wildflower Roof Turf on their permanent rig, which is on location at their new office in Poole. As you can see from the photos it provides ideas and … Continue reading

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A picture speaks a thousand words

Tim Morris Building Consultancy and Design have successfully installed our Wildflower Roof Turf at Black Pasture Cottage. Matthew Timms, director of Tim Morris, has kindly sent us some images of this project for our records. As the images below show, … Continue reading

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Twilight Days of Summer

The days are getting shorter and the nights are definitely cooler, so you might be forgiven for believing that those last flowers in your wild flower meadow or on your green roof i.e. Clover, Vetch, a few late Red Campion’s, … Continue reading

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Wildlife Ponds – Wild Flower Turf banks

Ponds are beautiful, whatever their size, but creating a wildlife natural looking pond can be a challenge especially if you dream of having wild flowers cascading down the banks to the water’s edge. A tried and tested solution is one … Continue reading

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