Flora locale training and other events
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Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website
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Case Studies on Flora locale's website
Meadow links||Creating wildflower superhighways with community involvement|
Nectarworks||Restoration of flower-rich hay meadows for bumblebees and other pollinators|
Minsmere||Reverting arable land to heath & acid grassland|
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Other resources (external links)
Wildflower grassland creation: ground preparation, seed sowing and aftercare (Emorsgate Seeds 2011)
Wildlife gardening: wildflower meadows (Department of the Environment Northern Ireland)
These publications from Natural England are currently accessible by typing the document name into an internet search engine (March 2015)or to purchase from the Agricultural Document library (Adlib):
Wildflower meadows: how to create one in your garden; Sward enhancement: diversifying grassland by spreading species-rich green hay (TIN063); Arable reversion to species-rich grassland: Site selection and choice of methods (TIN066); Arable reversion to species-rich grassland: Early management of the new sward (TIN068); Arable reversion to species-rich grassland: Establishing a sown sward (TIN067) (Rural Development Service, 2004); Seed sources for grassland restoration and re-creation in environmental stewardship (TIN038); Selecting indicators of success for grassland enhancement (TIN050); Sward enhancement: choice of methods (TINa062)
Sward enhancement: diversifying grassland using pot-grown wild flowers or seedling plugs (TIN065); Sward enhancement: diversifying grassland by oversowing and slot-seeding (TIN064); The use of yellow rattle to facilitate grassland diversification (TIN060)
The Wildflower Handbook: Guidance on the selection, sowing and planting of wildflowers for highways (Highways Agency, etc, 1993)
Establishing lowland dry acid grassland on mineral sites (After Minerals)
Establishing lowland calcareous grassland on mineral sites (After Minerals)
Establishing upland calcareous grassland on mineral sites (After Minerals)
Creating & restoring coastal and floodplain grazing marsh (After Minerals)
Case Studies on the After Minerals website
Dartmoor Hay Meadow: How to create your own (using seed rich hay bales) (Author: Dartmoor National Park Authority)
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