Welcome to the 'Tourism Section' where we give advice on growing
wildflowers in Hotels, Bed and Breakfast houses, hostels, and for points
in Tidy Towns. Link Index - Tidy Towns Pages
As the word about 'Green Tourism' spreads, our customers are realising
that there is a lot they can do to improve the visitors experience and
interaction with nature.
Tourist projects with wild flowers:
Many a tourist likes to see wildflowers and some are quite knowledgeable about
the common species found in our wildflower seed mixtures..
Projects such as the Burren Centre, Co Clare. Millstreet Country Park. Co Cork,
and Carlow In Bloom are customers of DBN and use native flora to enhance
the tourist experience.
Knockranny Castle Hotel and Belleck Castle, Mayo,
who have sowed the entire premises in wildflowers to
enable fresh cut flowers for weddings and to enhance the castle.
Strancally and Birr Castles have used wildflower to great effect, At
Birr they have conserved the native meadows
Interpretation is vital for the unfamiliar tourist so to is management, they may not appreciate the wilder places, so signs are necessary.
See: Moat of Ardscull where
wild flowers are used as the central theme in a wildflower park.
Battle of The Boyne Field
is sown with native wildflowers to protect and enhance the meadow.
The roof garden and car park at the Dunboyne Newgrange National Heritage Centre
Newgrange National Heritage Centre
is sown with wildflowers, Duchas the national Heritage service use our
products not only for native species conservation, but to increase the
visitor centre experience through plants, which have a living connection
to the ancient past.
Public parks and open spaces are dealt with in the Local Authority
section of this web site. Click here to see how the County Councils and
Local Authorities use flowers to enhance the environment. Wildflower Parks open to the Public and
The following brief guidelines are for planting wildflowers in parks.
Since 1990, Design By Nature have been sowing wildflowers on roadsides, golf courses, private and public gardens, and in the grounds and gardens of many Irish parks and tourist
attractions, ask us to recommend a suitable planting scheme for your
We can also provide the very best landscape interpretation just ask the
people of Abbeyfeale
So, as you walk in the woods, ramble down the hedgerow or scramble up sand dunes, Irish Wildflower Growers have often supplied the native seeds, plants and advice to help protect nature and make your visit more enjoyable.
Go on choose Design By Nature for seeds, plants,
advice and design.
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