A Helping Hand for our Struggling Pollinators A Pictorial Meadow is different to a native-only meadow in a number of ways. The most significant difference is the inclusion of non-native species and cultivars in our meadow seed mixes and PMturf™. These species, identified and sourced from around the world by our intrepid modern-day plant hunters,
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.