Category Archives: Olympic Meadows

The Olympic Meadows legacy – what can we do for meadows?

This summer has been all about meadows – their beautiful flowers, the nectar-rich food they provide for our bumblebees, butterflies and moths, and the larder and habitat they provide for many of our most endearing mammals and birds – hares, … 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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