Category: Ecology

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…

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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…

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Sustainable garden design has become a very popular trend within the garden design sector.

The environment provides us with many elements we perhaps take for granted. Natural resources which are both renewable and non-renewable. How about the air we breath? It also…

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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…

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Native plants could be described as the backbone of local ecology.

With a low maintenance option that will give colour throughout the spring and summer, and provide form into the autumn months, wildflowers are surely the perfect answer to road…

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Do we need to worry how we use the term wildflower meadow?

This was the question posed by Miles King, well-respected Conservation Director of the Grasslands Trust. As with the majority of things in life it depends upon your point of…

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Every month we will post a little blog containing a brief description accompanied by a little bit of ecology, on a specific wildflower! It is our pledge to promote all varieties of wildflowers!

So which flower will it be this month? Introducing…

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We have surely all by now, come across the statistic that wildflower meadows have declined by 97% since the Second World War, and that the majority of the ancient hay meadows which have survived are in desperately poor condition. Something…

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What are grasslands exactly…..

Wildlife-rich grasslands were at the heart of the English landscape. It has been suggested that they have been in existence for over 6000 years, created as a result of human activity. This means that although they are…

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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 it will. Any suitable habitat even 1m² will make a difference,…

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