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Wildflower Meadow.

04 September 2011 08:47:21
Wildflower Meadow.

Wildflower Meadow.

Working with the children at our local school in the Spring a wildflower meadow was planted. Each child spread a handful of seeds and four months later the result has been great. Not the 16 varieties the of flowers the seed packet promised. Mostly Chamomile and Corn Marigold with a scattering of Poppies and Corn Cockle. Meadows like these are a great help for insects as their natural habitats decline. The pic shows Andy strimming an access path for the children to walk among the flowers.

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AitAlainn AitAlainn 04 September 2011 09:23:02

Great colour. Would love a wildflower meadow sometime - another thing on my very very long wish list!


TinaJ TinaJ 04 September 2011 10:06:33

looks lovely


Magiclou Magiclou 04 September 2011 11:21:13

Looks beautiful


Cloncaw Cloncaw 04 September 2011 12:43:13

Great way to introduce kids to wildlife and gardening.


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