Wednesday, 2 July 2014

A flowery mead

This is a circular 'meadow',
one metre in diameter
cut out of the middle of our scruffy lawn.
I'm very pleased with it.
I just sprinkled them about a bit
and up they popped.
She says it will still be flowering at the end of October.
We'll see.


  1. Lovely. I'm contemplating wildflower turf but these seeds look so good maybe I'll put ordinary turf down and sprinkle.

  2. I think these have to go into bare soil so there isn't any competition. We have wildflower turf elsewhere (from Q lawns) and it is a much more robust affair. I'm presuming perennial unlike these seeds, but it has only had one season so I don't know how or if it repeats.

  3. It looks so pretty. Did you remove the turf first? I want to do something similar, but the grass always takes over..

    1. Yes I stripped the turf off first - which was mostly daisies and couch grass!

  4. Cornflowers always surprise and delight !

  5. it's lovely! we've just left a patch of our lawn uncut, it's astonishing what's flowering in it! but it's nowhere near as pretty as that!

  6. Isn't that just beautiful?

  7. I had some in a very pretty salad the other day.