Wildflowers Advice

Wildflowers Advice

Explore our expert guides with everything you need to know about our UK native wildflower seed species, establishment and year-on-year management.

Wildflowers are a fantastic addition to any garden. They are vibrantly beautiful and provide food for pollinators like bees, butterflies, and other insects. These hardy plants don’t require much to succeed and can be planted any time of the year. However, many people believe you can just throw ...
Spring and autumn are hailed as the best times to sow wildflower seeds and for good reason. But if you have left your sowing a little late you may be wondering if there’s still an opportunity to sow wildflower seeds this late in the year and if sowing wildflowers in winter is even a good idea. ...
Wildflowers – you sow them, you grow them, they bloom and… what next? Our guide will help you manage your wildflower meadow get your wildflower meadow blooming.
Wildflowers add a great variety of vibrant and versatile blooms to your garden, but that is not the only thing they offer! They are also a vital food source for bees and pollinators and provide year-round habitat for local wildlife, especially birds.
Yellow rattle is often described as the ‘meadow maker’ due to its ability to weaken vigorous grasses within a meadow, allowing other wildflowers to flourish. As a result, it is a semi-parasitic wildflower plant as it soaks up and feeds off the nutrients that neighbouring grasses need. Join ...
Wildflowers have a reputation for being considerably less maintenance than other garden flora – they don’t need regular feeding, watering or pruning, but in order for them to continue to be less maintenance and come back year on year with abundance, they do require mowing.
Wildflowers make a colourful addition to any garden and once sown, are extremely easy to maintain.
Many of us ‘like’ the idea of wildflowers – their vibrant and versatile blooms, their ability to attract an array of bees and pollinators and their low maintenance characteristics. However, sometimes the narrative of whimsical wildflowers doesn’t quite fit in with your current aesthetic ...
If you’ve ever watched, say, the Chelsea Flower Show and thought to yourself, ‘Gosh, wouldn’t a wildflower meadow be lovely?’ then you’re in the right place. Yes, wildflower meadows are lovely, and even lovelier than that - they are amazingly easy to look after.
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