Wildflowers bloom near a housing estate in Hull. Pictorial Meadows

Roadside wildflower meadows are springing up across the UK – and they’re helping wildlife in a big way

Since the end of World War II, 97% of the UK’s wildflower meadows have been dug up or destroyed. Many won’t remember a time when the countryside was filled with grassland that rippled with rainbows of flowers, but they are likely to recognise the intense yellow glare of pesticide-soaked oilseed rape fields that dominate rural […]

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