Wildflowers have become a desirable part of modern landscapes. However, establishing this beautiful and biodiverse habitat eludes even the most avid gardeners and landscapers. Be guided through the historical and ecological significance of wildflower meadows, analysing the different methods of meadow establishment from naturalising and seeding, to the latest innovative developments in meadow creation using turf and pre-seeded growing. Start thinking about your own wildflower meadow with advice from James Hewetson-Brown, pioneer of Wildflower Turf® and creator of over 1 million square meters of wildflower spaces. Although wildflowers require little maintenance, understanding key principles of on-going management delivers stunning results and long-term success. Ann-Marie Powell will be giving her expert advice on how to design wildflower areas into the garden and will be discussing her garden design work.
Ann-Marie Powell is an award-winning garden designer, TV gardening presenter, journalist and author, who divides her time between designing amazing gardens for private clients, companies and charities, and enthusing people about gardening through her books, TV appearances and articles in national newspapers and magazines.
James Hewetson-Brown founded Wildflower Turf in 2003. With 20 years expertise in high quality lawn turf production, he wanted to find a solution to the problems faced by the landscape industry when growing wild flowers from seed.