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6. Renovating existing Wildflower meadow areas
We will be discussing the options you could employ to renovate existing grassland areas and enhance with a greater diversity of wildflowers.

Jun 2, 2020 01:00 PM in London

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Speakers

Helen Gillespie-Brown
Business Development Manager @Wildflower Turf Ltd
Helen Gillespie-Brown is an expert in sustainable landscapes. Working for Wildflower Turf Ltd, the pioneer of the UK’s first, soil-less growing system for wildflowers, Helen has a practical and pragmatic approach to her wild flower thinking. She is an experienced trainer, regularly providing CPD sessions for landscape professionals. Her talks ignite excitement with the possibilities of using wildflowers as an instant solution to low maintenance, low cost, biodiverse landscapes. From community parks to highway verges, private gardens to filmsets, she has advised clients on a long list of impressive wild flower spaces giving her a unique insight into the realistic requirements for successful results. Committed to the landscaping fraternity, in addition to a BSc Hons in Physical Geography, she has furthered her knowledge with a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Environmental Management and an RHS Level 2 Diploma in the Principles of Horticulture.
James Hewetson-Brown
Managing Director @Wildflower Turf Ltd
He has spent his working lifetime in agriculture and is a graduate of Seale Hayne Agricultural College. His strong interest in biodiversity led to the development of the concept of Wildflower Turf in 2003. Since then, James has conducted a significant amount of research into the establishment of wildflower landscapes in the built environment. James has a practical and pragmatic approach to his wild flower thinking. From gardens to civil engineering, he has helped develop many wild flower spaces giving him a unique insight into the realistic requirements for successful results. He is the author of the book ‘How to make a Wildflower Meadow’ and conducts Open Days at the Wildflower Turf Ltd HQ in North Hampshire and regularly gives presentations and talks on the subject to a wide variety of audiences.