September and October is the perfect time for sowing Yellow Rattle seeds. This popular and attractive meadow plant can help control grass growth next season. This October, to enable our customers to test the benefits of this great little wild flower, we will be dispatching 5 grams of free 2015 harvested Yellow Rattle seeds for all orders received with a total value of £10 or more (excluding postage). Read more
The best time to plant snowdrops is in the autumn or spring.
In October or November, Snowdrops can be successfully planted as bulbs, and if the weather prevents planting, then bulbs should be stored in a cool shady place until things improve. Read more
We are currently taking orders for Spring Wildflower Bulbs and can offer the following species for dispatch between mid and late October:
Bluebell, Snowdrop, Wild Daffodil, Wood Anemone, Winter Aconite, Wild Tulip, Star of Bethlehem, Snakeshead Fritillary, Wild Garlic and Summer Snowflake. If you would like to order bulbs this autumn, please ensure your order reaches us within the next few weeks if possible. Certain bulbs are often very difficult to obtain late in the season and ensuring your order reaches us in plenty of time will normally guarantee delivery this season. For more information and to order your bulbs online, please click here.
During September the pace of life in the wildflower garden begins to slow down.
With days shortening, many birds frantically feast on the last few insects in an attempt to put on as much weight as possible before the long journeys that they will soon face. Read more