Plantlife's 'No Mow May' campaign doesn't ask you to do much. In fact, it asks you to do nothing at all!
Just lock up your lawnmower on 1 May and let the wild flowers in your lawn bloom; providing a feast of nectar for our hungry pollinators.
Plantlife's annual campaign, launches this year on 29 April 2022.
Let it grow ... let it groooow ...
Individuals embracing the value of wilder lawns are delivering some thrilling botanical results.
Last year (2021) the conversion to wilder lawns saw record numbers of of bee orchids, snake's-head fritillaries and eyebrights. If you walk past the grass verges on the main road outside Covet Rise, currently you can see a large numbers of lovely Lady's smock flowers, more usually seen in wet fields.
Let's find out what might pop up this May!