Many thanks to Annabel Mottershead of Bath Horticultural Services for sending us this lovely picture of pupils from The Royal School in Bath sowing a 'Candy' Pictorial Meadow the other day. They were aided and abbeted by Bath MP Ben Howlett and the school's Head Teacher - so the meadow is in safe hands! Looking forward to seeing the rewards of their efforts in a few weeks time!Read more
Pictorial Meadows Masterclass 22nd June 9:30am-4:00pm Manor Oaks Farm, 389 Manor Lane, Sheffield, S2 1UL New learning with Naturalistic Planting is changing the way we create and manage our landscapes. Our Masterclass offers a unique opportunity to explore a range of techniques used to create different meadow style planting schemes. It will help to demystify
Born some 20 years ago out of an intensive research programme initially undertaken by Professor Nigel Dunnett of the University of Sheffield – the world's leading centre on naturalistic planting. The early work was based around developing visually beautiful meadows that would thrive on average garden soils but not require the ‘starvation’ regime normally associated with traditional wildflower meadows.