Wild flower meadow

Bernie Gavigan asked 13 years ago

I would like to create a wild flower meadow in part of my garden, what do I need to do now to prepare for it? The soil is of poor quality with lots of weeds and rough grass.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Poor soil is a big help as flowers have advantages over grasses in poor soil.

Wild flower meadow, cut in early July, is only for a big garden and is a lot of trouble without the right mowing machinery.

The easiest thing is to grow a wildflower lawn, mowing less often and removing the cut grass to reduce vigour.

If you go to Know-how: Garden Skills: Easy-care features : Wildflower meadows you will get more information.

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