- attracting bees and butterflies, which pollinate food crops
- supporting other wildlife such as birds and small mammals
- their soil structure can reduce the risk of flooding.
News – 18 October 2023 When Chamomile Gardens, our over 55s scheme in Biggleswade, was being built last year, developers planted an area of wildflowers as part of our biodiversity work. Biodiversity is where plants, animals and bacteria interact in an area, supporting the ecosystems we need to provide the air we breathe and the food we eat. These wildflower meadows have a natural and relaxed look, and offer several advantages: