Category Archives: mad about meadows

Are you outside in this beautiful weather?

Sarah Knight (Communications Officer) Hello again! What are you doing reading this blog when you should be outside enjoying the sunshine?! Well don’t worry I’ll keep it short. Our new website will be launching at the end of June (all … Continue reading

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What do websites and porridge have in common?

Well my second Blog has come around quick! It’s me again (Sarah Knight, Communications Officer) and I suppose I can share some snippets with you and whet your appetite for what you can expect to see from us in the … Continue reading

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A new name for Pictorial Meadows: Ham or Spam?

After yesterdays interesting twitter/blog debate about pictorial meadows and whether they should be called meadows or not, it got me thinking about alternative names. As Anne Wareham pointed out, pictorial meadows are a mix of hardy annuals – so I … Continue reading

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A meadow by any other name?

Does it matter what names we use for things? Louise Gray at the Telegraph drew my attention to the Britain in Bloom plan to give packets of wildflower seeds to local communities to plant in their local park as part … Continue reading

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