Why Wildflowers?

As the UK’s most prominent wildflower meadow experts, it will come as no surprise that we live and breathe our passion 24/7.

With Covid-19 rapidly changing the UK population’s priorities, we’ve been encouraged by the positive changes that have occurred as a result as more of us endeavour to get back to nature on a more regular and ongoing basis.

Lockdowns have provided an incentive for many of us to spend increased time soaking up the benefits provided by green space and more Councils are lending areas back to rewilding, much to the delight of their local communities. The importance of nature and the associated health and wellbeing benefits that green spaces provide has never been so well recognised.

There is a wealth of resources available online and social media has been instrumental in encouraging people to get outside and get involved in protecting, enhancing and enjoying their local ‘patch’.

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If you’re looking for some wildflower specific groups to follow on social media then look no further. We’ve scouted out our Facebook favourites and included their links below for you. Facebook groups are a great way of connecting with like-minded individuals, becoming part of a wider community and sharing in the wisdom and knowledge of others and we hope this small selection helps to inspire you!

The Wildflower Hunt – A place for Wildflower Hunters to share and discuss their findings as part of Plantlife’s 2021 #WildflowerHunt.

Wildflowers of Britain and Ireland – A group for photographs and discussion primarily of wildflowers, native and naturalised, found in Britain, Ireland and in the associated islands.

Wildlife Gardening Forum – A forum to entertain, educate and encourage wildlife gardening, wildlife ponds and wildlife gardens – everything nature & wildlife, from birds to butterflies, bees and bats & more.

Flowers on roadside verges – A place to share a love of roadside wildflowers and call for their protection.

We’d love to hear of any other wildflower specific groups you may be a member of so please do share these with us! Drop us a line at [email protected] or tag us on social media.