Discover the whimsical world of wildflowers and what it takes to sow them, grow them and love them year on year!
Bee-autiful: 10 wildflowers that bees love
It is true that bees in need will visit most wildflowers to rest their weary wings and power up on their pollen, but just like us, bees have their favourite flowers and a preference for their very favourite plants. But it’s not just bees being picky - there is a bit of a science to it!
Growing wild with the Wildlife Trust!
Back in July, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Youth Wildlife Team got in touch with us as they were tasked to revamp a natural play area as part of their year-long programme Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders. As the area was mostly in woodlands, our Shaded Area Wildflower mix had caught their eye – but we couldn’t let them just try that, so we donated a few of our other mixes!
6 Great reasons to sow wildflowers in autumn
With leaves falling and temperatures getting colder, you could be forgiven for thinking that sowing season is over. Many people assume that sowing wildflowers is a job for spring / summer, but September and October are excellent times to sow wildflower seeds - and here’s 6 great reasons for why you should.
The UK goes wild for our wildflower survey!
In mid-August we launched our 60 second wildflower survey with 5 short questions so we could learn more about your thoughts on wildflowers in your local area.
Wildflower 101: FAQ About Wildflowers
All of your frequently asked questions about wildflowers, answered!
Real life MEADOW MAGIC!
Most companies would shy away from naming their products ‘magic’ just in case they turn out not to be. Yet, ever since we created our Meadow Magic mix, we just knew it was destined for greatness!
Summer Sowing: Can I do it?
So, you’ve been staring / glaring at your neighbours’ lush green lawn for the last few weeks and thought perhaps it’s time to sort the lawn out – once and for all, but can you still sow grass seed in summer?
How to bring more wildlife into your garden
It may sound rich coming from the folk (us) who promote having a well-kept, well maintained lawn all year round – but we’re not opposed to having a little wild spot, especially if it helps bees, butterflies and other worldly wildlife have a place to pollinate and patter around in.
5 Reasons to grow wild this summer
Here at The Grass People we're a little bit biased in our love for wildflowers, but here's 5 reasons why you should love them too!
Wildflower 101: Annuals vs. Perennials
It’s long been a topic of debate – annuals or perennials? And the answer is – it depends!