Q: How many seeds can I expect to receive if I order a 1 gram wild flower seed packet?
A: Wildflower seeds come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are particularly large and a 1 gram packet of Yellow Flag iris (Iris pseudacorus) seed will contain approximately 20 seeds. Read more
Q: Why is such a low sowing rate of 4 grams per sq. metre recommended for wildflower meadow seed mixtures?
A: A low sowing rate is used to encourage a somewhat patchy open grass sward in the short term. This helps to create receptive conditions necessary for the development of wildflower seedlings. Eventually the sward will thicken and close up.
Q: How can I establish a Wild flower meadow seed mix in an arable field grass margin ?
A: On arable farmland, wildflower meadow seed is best established alongside hedges, ditches and water courses. The aim is to create a conservation headland several metres wide that will contain a mixture of Native British Wild flowers and Native Meadow grasses that will require minimal maintenance. Read more
Q: What are the sowing rates for wildflower seeds and mixes ?
A: Grass and Wildflower seed mixes 4 grams per square metre or 16 Kgs per acre
100% wildflower seed mixtures 1 grams per square metre or 4 Kgs per acre Read more