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The good meadow guide


Describes the diversity of different types of natural and managed grassland in the UK, and provides guidance on creating and managing flower-rich meadows on any scale – from a few square metres in a garden to large fields or urban parks. Aims to significantly improve biodiversity, help store carbon, and bring benefits for wildlife.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem creation
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem management
  • Ecosystem restoration


  • Farmland
  • Grassland
  • Urban

Challenges addressed

  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change mitigation

Source | Plantlife

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