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Planting In New Sheffield Wetland Habitat Arrow right

On 21 March, local volunteers and community groups assembled to help complete some of the planting at Manor Fields Park in Sheffield, which is set to benefit from a new wetland habitat. Delivered by Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) – a partnership between Keepmoat, Sheffield City Council and Great Places Housing Group – the Sustainable Urban […]

‘A Tree for Everyone’ Campaign Launched at The Green Estate Arrow right

On 13 March, the Mayor of South Yorkshire, Oliver Coppard, launched the ‘A Tree for Everyone’ campaign at The Green Estate. The launch saw the first trees of the project being planted in the grounds between The Green Estate’s main offices and Sheffield Manor Lodge. The aim of the project is to support a cleaner, […]

Trust Pictorial Meadows Annuals to Create the WOW Factor this Spring Arrow right

In the world of gardening and landscaping, annual plants play a pivotal role in providing bursts of colour, vitality, and versatility to outdoor spaces. Pictorial Meadows’ annuals stand out as exceptional options, offering a myriad of benefits that elevate them to the forefront of garden design. Let’s explore why Pictorial Meadows’ annuals are so highly […]

The Green Estate CIC joins major £5m Yorkshire and Humberside project to boost local opportunity Arrow right

The Green Estate Community Interest Company is one of three place-based organisations in a new major £5m programme aimed at giving more power to low-income, marginalised and isolated communities across the region. The programme will be delivered by a consortium working together as the Yorkshire and Humber Policy Innovation Partnership (Y-PIP), comprising: ● Yorkshire universities […]

Senior Leaders Visit The Green Estate Arrow right

On 9 February, the Mayor of South Yorkshire and a group of local, regional and national leaders visited The Green Estate to learn about our mission to grow green and resilient urban places. Many of the leaders who attended called it an ‘inspirational day’ and left really positive feedback. Mark Funnell, Director at The National […]

Garden Featuring Pictorial Meadows Turf Wins SGD Award Arrow right

In February, Garden Designer Emily Crowley-Wroe won the Society of Garden Designers ‘Fresh Designer’ Award for her Modern Cottage Garden project, which featured Pictorial Meadows’ Purple Haze and Woodland Fringe turf. The turf was used in the garden to create a ‘meadow maze’ designed to ‘encourage slow movement through the fruit trees to a curved […]

Blooming Urban Landscapes Arrow right

For two decades Pictorial Meadows has been successfully supplying, installing and maintaining large-scale urban meadows which transform urban landscapes into vibrant, environmentally conscious spaces. This article delves into a variety of urban projects by Pictorial Meadows, exploring their approach in creating resilient and engaging nature-based solutions for diverse urban environments. Meadows for urban brownfield sites […]