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Museum of East Anglian Life wild flower project

Location
County: Suffolk
Contact details
Organisation: Museum of East Anglian Life
Tel: 01449 612229
Website: Museum of East Anglian life website
Project description

The project created a herb-rich meadow and arable plant margin adjacent to the Museum. This provides a seedbank for future projects, and interprets the historical and cultural importance of these declining and traditionally managed Suffolk habitats.
The seed was harvested from an ancient Suffolk hay meadow using a hand-built brush seed harvester. This was supplemented by green hay strewn from the same meadow, and the seeds of arable plants were hand collected from organic farms, set-aside land and land under environmental schemes.


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