Category Archives: Wild flower grasslands

Jan
16

Great Dixter and Yellow Rattle

Last June I went over to Great Dixter to catch up with my friend Fergus. We have both spent many years experimenting with our wild flower meadow creations and share a passion for this type of landscape. Fergus has a great display of orchids around his gardens, these below are Common Spotted Orchids but he also has Green Winged Orchids, … Continue reading

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Jul
18

One of my wild flower seed mix landscapes

This month I popped in to see how a seeding I did for a hotel in February is looking now. I used my wild flower seed mixture for ‘clay, loam and sandy soils’. It is basically a perennial mix which means the wild flowers will come up year after year however in this mix I include a nice range of … Continue reading

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Apr
30

What do my wild flower grasslands look like in April?

I thought I would show you what one of my created wild flower grasslands look like in April. What is flowering in April? All those little yellow dots are Cowslips which are flowering en masse this month, most of the other species are present only in their leaf stage at the moment. Cowslips tend to be the first species to flower in my created wild flower lawns … Continue reading

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