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Nov
08

Wild Daffodils for sale

I now have English Wild Daffodils for sale Narcissus pseudonarcissus. They flower February to April and are just as happy in gardens as in woodlands. I have them available as part of my winter and spring flowering bulb collection which you can view by clicking here.

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Nov
08

Bluebells for sale

I now have our native English Bluebells for sale. The iconic woodland wild flower which will also grow well in gardens. I have them available as part of my winter and spring flowering bulb collection which you can view by clicking here.

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Nov
05

Yellow Rattle seed for sale

I now have this seasons Yellow Rattle seed for sale, also known as Hay Rattle it reduces grass vigour within a meadow by being semi-parasitic on the grass. Scatter the Yellow Rattle seeds over the surface of the ground after cutting the grass tight and removing the cuttings. In my experience you can sow this seed anytime from now until … Continue reading

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Jun
19

A wild flower meadow I created this year

Here is one downland edge site I have created this year using my luxury wild flower seed mix. You will see that it has been rabbit netted as rabbits are a nuisance when creating wild flower areas as they will eat the seedlings as they germinate and create huge bare areas. Prior to seeding the field was nice and bare. … Continue reading

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Jun
18

I have plants growing that I don’t think are in your mix?

If you use brought in soil in the form of compost from a landscape supplier etc to use as a top dressing (as I mention in my instruction sheet for creating a small annual wild flower area) it may contain weed seeds of plants like Nettle, Fat Hen (Chenopodium album) and Polygonum species, which will germinate along with your sown seeds, … Continue reading

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May
21

Nothing is happening in my seeded area – help!

In May a lot of people worry that they are not seeing much evidence of the wild flowers they sowed as seed a month or two ago…do not be concerned, most of our native perennial wild flowers do not germinate until mid June or later, it is mainly the annual wild flowers which germinate during April and May. So relax … Continue reading

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Jan
14

Wild flowers for bees and butterflies

There are various types of wild flower area one can create but the easiest, quickest and most colourful is an annual wild flower area. These are great because our native annuals germinate quickly and flower from spring till the end of the summer. They attract a myriad of fascinating insects, bumblebees, honey bees, solitary bees, hoverflies, butterflies as well as … Continue reading

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Jul
23

Wild flower lawn seed mix

My unique low flowering wild flower lawn mix containing 26 beautiful wild flower species including wild orchid, wild thyme, lawn chamomile, violet and other wonderful species to delight your senses is now available. This mixture is great for bees and butterflies as well as humans. This wild flower lawn seed mix is for those who want a shorter wild flower lawn, it … Continue reading

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Jul
16

Advice on creating wild flower areas

I provided an advisory visit for the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Officers at the beginning of the month. We used a few of the meadows I had created between 2002 and 2010 as examples to discuss methods of establishment and management, including how to deal with weed issues. Creating a good wild flower area is all about preparation, you can view my advisory sheet on creating … Continue reading

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May
24

Wood Anemone seed for sale

Last week I was collecting my Wood Anemone seed, they grow amongst the Bluebells in many woods. They drop their seed very soon after flowering and then their leaves disappear and you would not find any evidence of their existence at all…until next spring! So I cannot afford to miss the window of opportunity for collecting…and what a lovely environment to … Continue reading

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