Perhaps the most frequent enquiry we get at Plantlife is, “How do I grow a wildflower meadow?” This is almost always immediately followed by, “I tried it once and it looked fantastic in the first year, but then it looked rubbish”.
What could be more disappointing and dispiriting? Who’d want to carry on growing wildflowers after that sort of experience?
The problem is that much of the seed sold to grow a “wildflower meadow” is not meadow seed at all. It’s something entirely different.
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