Grow wild this autumn

John Macfarlane at the Grow Wild project in Scotland (photo: Andrew McRobb)

John Macfarlane at the Grow Wild project in Scotland (photo: Andrew McRobb) - Credit: Archant

Kim Stoddart explains why wild flowers should be a welcome addition to any smallholding

The common poppy (photo: Andrew McRobb)

The common poppy (photo: Andrew McRobb) - Credit: Archant

Why wild flowers in your smallholding are a good thing

Scattering the seeds of the Welsh poppy (photo: Andrew McRobb)

Scattering the seeds of the Welsh poppy (photo: Andrew McRobb) - Credit: Archant

Waun Las Botanic Gardens of Wales (photo: Andrew McRobb)

Waun Las Botanic Gardens of Wales (photo: Andrew McRobb) - Credit: Archant

A cornflower at Kew (photo: Andrew McRobb)

A cornflower at Kew (photo: Andrew McRobb) - Credit: Archant