How to maintain a meadow video

How to maintain a meadow

Follow Monty Don's video guide on how to maintain a wildflower meadow, including how to stop grasses out-competing wildflowers.

It’s late-summer and Monty cuts his perennial wildflower meadow. Watch as he explain how to cut it and what to do with the clippings. He also sows seed of hemi-parasitic plant, yellow rattle, Rhinanthus minor. Discover why he sows this and how it benefits the meadow, and how to get the best possible germination rate.