Sow Spring Happiness
Wildflower activities are more important than ever and with good reason! Future proof your spring happiness; start your seeding now.
The Bees & Pollinators wildflower mix is a bountiful blend of wildflowers recommended on the RHS Plants for Pollinators list. The Grass People team expertly picked each wildflower based on its attracting abilities while still maintaining a mix that is colourful, cohesive and ideal for most soil types.
How To Grow WildFlower Meadow? Well it doesn’t need to be a meadow a small patch will bring benefits for the bees and change your outlook on life! Wildflower activities, get ready to start your first! Remove any existing grass, plants or flora from the area where you plan to sow your wildflower seed. Failure to do this will produce poor results; get it back to bare!
- Then remove the top 5-10cm to reduce soil fertility
- Allow the area to cultivate for several weeks, and remove any weeds that may pop in the area during this time
- Do not be tempted to add top soil, compost or fertiliser to the area – wildflowers prefer low-nutrient conditions
- After the cultivation period, ensure to remove stones or any other debris and rake the area to create a fine, friable and level seedbed
- Scatter the seed at a rate of 5g per m2
- Rake the seed so that it is in amongst the soil
- Water the just-sown wildflower seed well
- If sowing in drought conditions, water as required to keep the area moist in the first 6 weeks after sowing