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Lord Mayor of Bochum Visits The Green Estate Arrow right

On Sunday 5 May, The Green Estate welcomed the Lord Mayor Thomas Eiskirch and Jagoda Josch from Bochum – Sheffield’s Twin City in Germany. After enjoying lunch at The Rhubarb Shed Café with MBA students from the University of Sheffield, the group were then taken on a tour of The Green Estate and even met […]

Unique Ways to Transform Your Garden with Wildflower Meadow Seed Mixes Arrow right

Annual wildflower meadows offer a playful and versatile way to transform your garden, allowing you to experiment with creative and ecological planting methods. In this blog, our Lead Landscape Manager Tom explores six unique ways you can transform your garden using Pictorial Meadows annual seed mixes. Garden Beds and Borders Use existing or create new […]

Update on works at Manor Fields Park (18 Apr 2024) Arrow right

We want to thank all park users, neighbours, local businesses and organisations for your support and patience whilst work continues to create the new Sustainable Urban Drainage Scheme (SuDS) in Manor Fields Park. As reported regionally and nationally, the heavy and persistent rainfall in the UK has made working conditions challenging – with the ground […]

King’s Award for Enterprise Celebration Arrow right

On 16 April 2024, The Green Estate was officially presented with the King’s Award for Enterprise trophy by Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire. During the celebration, Dame Hilary was introduced to staff from The Green Estate’s five main departments: Hospitality, Parks, Commercial Landscapes, Heritage, and Business Services. Afterwards, the official […]

Grow Back Greener with The Green Estate Arrow right

With help from the South Yorkshire Woodland Partnership and the Woodland Trust, local volunteers have been busy over the past few weeks creating new urban woodlands for local people to enjoy. Staff and volunteers from The Green Estate along with trainees from Grow UK and volunteers from the Friends of Manor Fields Park group have […]

The Green Estate Opens Preloved Bookshop Arrow right

The Green Estate officially opened its new preloved bookshop on 3 April! The bookshop is located near our Manor Oaks offices in the building opposite The Rhubarb Shed Café and is being looked after by our Visitor Team along with volunteers. We’re wanting fiction, nonfiction and particularly children’s books. To donate, please drop your books […]

Seeds of Success: Pictorial Meadows’ Proven Recipe for Brilliant Landscapes Arrow right

In this blog, our Landscape Manager Peter explores the various reasons why you should use Pictorial Meadows’ seed mixes and turf in your project. Reliable Products Drawing on Research and Tested in Practice Whether it’s the inherent beauty of mixed-species vistas throughout the year, the joy of supporting pollinators over a long season, or a […]