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Can I plant wildflower seeds in my community?

Due to the reasons outlined in Section 5 of this document, we favour change of management over seeding or planting where possible, in order to encourage the native seed bank to flourish without introducing non-native species or those which would not naturally occur in the area.

If after three years of management through cut and collect, the area is showing no signs of increasing in wildflower diversity, we may consider assisting the establishment of wildflowers by sourcing plug plants, green hay or seeds of local origin. Please contact the Countryside and Wildlife Team for information on this or to express an interest in assisting with this.