Wildflower Meadow Videos

The following videos provide advice and examples for the creation and management of wildflower meadows.

Creating a wildflower meadow

  • initial survey
  • site selection and preparation
  • ground preparation (using machines and non-chemical manual methods)
  • selecting seed for sowing
  • planting
  • management in year one and beyond

Meadow management - community green spaces

  • cutting your meadow (pedestrian tractors, ride-on brush-cutters, rough-cut mowers, strimmers and scythes)
  • raking
  • baling
  • composting

Meadow management - smallholdings and farm scale meadows

  • drum mowers
  • hay tedders
  • balers
  • aftermath grazing