Planting & Stock: Obtaining and specifying
Two key guidance documents are Flora locale's Go Native! Planting for biodiversity and Buying native flora. These set out some key principles and simple guidelines when planning a project and sourcing planting stock.
Flora locale training and other events
If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.
Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website
Ash dieback and related issues (tree planting & the plant trade) Flora locale comment and information on ash dieback (first discovered in Britain in 2012), including links to relevant external websites.
Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects. (Flora locale, 2009) Printed copies available (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Climate change and wild plants - a discussion document (Flora locale, 2007)
Buying native flora Advisory Note (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email email@example.com)
Creating woodlands naturally Advisory Note (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email firstname.lastname@example.org). Provides information on tree seeding and natural regeneration for woodland establishment.
Obtaining native seed for restoring grassland Advisory Note (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available ( email email@example.com)
Go native: Planting for biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects. (Flora locale, 2008) Booklet. Printed copies available (please email info@floralocale.)
Cynlluniau Amaeth-amgylchedd a Dolydd Byw Cymru Papur Trafod Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Seminar Report. Flora locale 2009
Issues of plant origin (Sue Everett for Flora locale, 2002) Paper presented at a seminar held by the Woodland Trust.
Reed propagation (Brian Uttley/Flora locale, 2003)
Flowers on the verge: planting on road verges (Flora locale, 2005)
Further advice on buying native flora (Flora locale)
Grassland and fodder species seed Authorisation and licensing requirements
The effect of provenance on the performance of hawthorn in hedges (Jones, Hayes & Sackville-Hamilton, 2001)
Disneyland or native ecosystem: Genetics and the restorationist (Millar & Libby, 1988)
Buying native flora (detail) (Flora locale, 2000, updated 2007)
Sourcing native flora (Flora locale guidance note) Where you should source your plants and seed from
Habitat creation: Key principles and guidance (Flora locale)
Habitat creation: Is planting necessary? (Flora locale)
Wild plants for a changing climate - some questions (Flora locale, 2007)
If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.
Case Studies on Flora locale's website
If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.
Other resources (external links)
National Plant Specification (Helios)
Regions of provenance & seed zones for native trees & shrubs in GB (Forestry Commission)
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