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  • For decades roadside verges have been disastrously over-cut & over-sprayed. New guidelines could save money, grow 400bn new wildflowers & "provide grassland habitat the size of London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff & Edinburgh combined." Win, win, win. - Robert Macfarlane
  • Tom Petty's 'Wildflowers' turns 25 today. Read 10 things you might not know about the album that Petty once said was his favorite of all his LPs - Rolling Stone
  • In Opinion Margaret Renkl writes about Tennessee’s decision to change its approach to mowing near highways and let wildflowers bloom to improve the health of pollinators like butterflies, honeybees and other insects. - The New York Times
  • 10 things you might not know about Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ - Rolling Stone
  • The numbers in this report are v alarming - 98% of hedgehogs gone since the 50s - 97% of wildflower meadows gone in last century - 1 in 4 moths gone, 1 in 5 butterflies - 70% of kittiwakes gone in 33 yrs - 1 in 4 mammals face extinction #stateofnature - Emma Howard 🌍
  • 'The impact is tremendous': readers on wildflower verges - Guardian Environment
  • FLWRDWN's capsule of puffers is filled with natural wildflowers, a rare sustainable solution that’s neither cruel to animals nor to the planet in addition to being warm, fluffy, and hypoallergenic. - Vogue Magazine
  • Plantwatch: life on the verge for Britain's roadside wildflowers - The Guardian
  • Eastern Europe’s wildflower meadows and forests provide near-perfect conditions for bison - The Economist
  • "Glaciers provide for the endless wildflower fields, who, in turn, feed the mountain goats and other mammals....This balance exists, adapts and thrives everywhere," writes Your Shot photographer Mikey Gribbin of his photo from Glacier National Park - Nat Geo Travel
  • Both Telegraph and Daily Mail running non-stories today about how 'rewilding' your garden can apparently affect local property prices, though no actual evidence supplied. I say more wildflowers, less mowing please! - Dave Goulson
  • Apparently wildflower lawns could be damaging property prices. Just when thought we were making headway.... I despair! - Brigit Strawbridge Howard
  • Norfolk scheme brings ancient wildflower meadows back to life - Donna Rainey
  • "Livestock grazing has a crucial role to play in addressing a dramatic decline in biodiversity-rich wildflower meadows, according to a prominent botanist who warns that totally abandoning land to nature will do more environmental harm than good" - Chris Main
  • Continental blooms: how to bring Europe's wildflowers into your garden - The Guardian
  • When did you last see a turtle dove? These beautiful birds are becoming a rare sight in Britain. With the rise of intensive farming we've lost hedgerows (where they nest) & destroyed almost all of our wildflower meadows (where they find food). - Compassion in World Farming
  • In this picturesque park, find ancient hamlets clinging precipitously to clifftops, and in springtime, purple wildflowers blanketing the earth. - Nat Geo Travel
  • Why wait for spring wildflowers to venture through America’s backyard? Hit the snow-covered trails for equally spectacular views. - Nat Geo Travel
  • Spreading a little Friday happiness.... at least, these lovely farmers and charities are, creating new wildflower meadows from seeds harvested from roadside verges. - Patrick Barkham

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