Meadowmakers

Our nursery, on the banks of the River Trent, near Sherwood Forest, and all of our customer services, are run by Ed. ​

Ed Cook is the third generation of Nurserymen in the family, but the passion for native wildflowers and restoring native habitat started 20 years ago. He graduated as a Master in Biochemistry (Oxford) and had a 20 -year career in the police. Pursuing his hobby he created numerous wildflower habitats during that time, and now we have come together as a family to start a business doing what we love, instead of a hobby fitted around work! As a family, we've experimented (in different parts of the country) with sowing wildflower habitats and meadows; mostly unsuccessfully. We then starting trying planting, but like most people started with cheap mini-plugs and didn't get the look we intended! ​ It was our other interest in growing native trees and shrubs, that led to the idea of growing perennial wildflowers to a much bigger size for sale, using root-trainers (commonly used for shrubs).

 

Contact Ed at Meadowmakers

Website: www.meadowmakers.co.uk

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