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Wildflowers and Butterflies

Wildflowers and Butterflies

Help butterflies and moths in the new Wild About Gardens campaign and create a place for contemplation and discovery for your community. The Wild About Gardens campaign run by the RHS and The Wildlife Trusts is collaborating with film producers Studio Canal this year...
Getting Ready for the Winter Seed Planting

Getting Ready for the Winter Seed Planting

As winter approaches, you’ll need to safeguard tender plants from frost damage by covering them. Most pests, as you may know, are dormant in cold weather. Meaning, it’s a good time to look for snails in sheltered areas, such as empty pots in the cold frame...
Grass and Flower Downloads

Grass and Flower Downloads

If you follow us here you will know we like to keep you up to date with seasonal developments. But what about the bigger picture? The “perennial~” as it were? We have a range of downloadable documents that will guide you more specifically through some of...
Yellow Rattle. Increase Species Diversity

Yellow Rattle. Increase Species Diversity

Yellow rattle is an attractive, semi‐parasitic, grassland annual. In the past this plant was a serious pest for farmers as it weakens grasses and as a result can reduce hay yields by as much as 50%. In a landscape or garden context however, this suppression of grass...
Nursery for British Wildflowers

Nursery for British Wildflowers

This month we thought we would show you a small gallery of our wildflower nurseries. The providence of our wildflowers is very important to us at Grass and Flower. To ensure the authenticity of our seeds and plants we go to great measures at every stage of the growing...
Ground Preparation for Wildflowers

Ground Preparation for Wildflowers

Wildflowers, the name suggests that they might grow anywhere, under almost all conditions. To an extent this is true. However, the success of individual varieties of wildflower does depend on the conditions. The type of soil, the mount of rainfall and the hours of...