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The Kevin McCloud Project

 

 

Our first foray into television.  We were contacted by the makers of the programme Kevin McCloud’s ManMade Shed. They were filming the last stages of the programme and needed a mature wildflower meadow to complete the staging. Cue Green & Gorgeous ….

 

Area:  Somerset

Country: United Kingdom

 The ‘shed’ had been completed, but it looked a little plonked in the landscape.  The programme makers needed a mature wildflower meadow, and they needed it now!

The ‘shed’ had been completed, but it looked a little plonked in the landscape. The programme makers needed a mature wildflower meadow, and they needed it now!

 On the hottest day of the year, the whole Green & Gorgeous team turned up to take delivery of multiple articulated lorry loads of mature Wildflower Turf. Being delivered at over 1.2m tall, the transport and handling of the turf was a challenge, particularly in the heat!  Two of the team here keep a sense of humour about the 9.30pm finish  ….

On the hottest day of the year, the whole Green & Gorgeous team turned up to take delivery of multiple articulated lorry loads of mature Wildflower Turf. Being delivered at over 1.2m tall, the transport and handling of the turf was a challenge, particularly in the heat! Two of the team here keep a sense of humour about the 9.30pm finish ….

 Once laid it did immediately make the landscape look like it had been untouched during construction of the shed!

Once laid it did immediately make the landscape look like it had been untouched during construction of the shed!

 A promotional photo from the show shows the host, Kevin McCloud sitting amongst our beautiful established  wildflower meadow!  Smoke & mirrors …. but a wonderful project to be involved with.

A promotional photo from the show shows the host, Kevin McCloud sitting amongst our beautiful established wildflower meadow! Smoke & mirrors …. but a wonderful project to be involved with.