James Hewetson-Brown

Wildflower Turf Ltd

James Hewetson-Brown is the Managing Director of Wildflower Turf Limited, the UK’s leading specialist supplier of Wildflower Turf used for landscaping and green roof projects.

He has spent his working lifetime in agriculture and is a graduate of Seale Hayne Agricultural College. His strong interest in biodiversity led to the development of the concept of Wildflower Turf in 2003. Since then, James has conducted a significant amount of research into the establishment of wildflower landscapes in the built environment.

James has a practical and pragmatic approach to his wild flower thinking. From gardens to civil engineering, he has helped develop many wild flower spaces giving him a unique insight into the realistic requirements for successful results. He conducts Open Days at the Wildflower Turf Nursery in North Hampshire and regularly gives presentations and talks on the subject to a wide variety of audiences.

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Wildflowers – The Superheroes of Bioengineering!

The seminar will highlight the benefits wildflowers bring to bioengineering, soil reinforcement and pollution mitigation. It will investigate how they stabilise soil and deliver biodiversity for the benefit of wildlife, people and regulatory requirements! Case studies include practical ways to add engineering materials such as Enkazon and Bidim to Wildflower Turf. The session will give an understanding of why wildflowers must be considered for any civil engineering project.

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