Official Beebombs Wild Flower Seeds UK Native Mix - Handmade in Dorset Wildflower Meadow Seed Balls, Bee Gifts, Gift for Gardener, 21sqft Coverage
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All seeds are native species and designated by the Royal Horticultural Society as "Perfect for Pollinators". Some mention that it's a great product and excellent idea, while others say that it is a complete waste of money, not good for the purpose, and not worth the money. The seeds are native species and designated by the Royal Horticultural Society as "Perfect for Pollinators". We have not used yet as they are a gift, but the packaging is lovely (hessian bag), and they appear to be good value for money. From experience, it doesn't seem to make a lot of difference in the long run, although I am still testing.
It is recommended to scatter them straight onto 'cleared ground' as wildflowers are hardy and adaptable but slow growers. However, some say that they grew like weeds taking over what flowers were there, and that the bag states there may not be a show of flowering on the first year.I tend to say 'cleared soil' as wildflowers are slow growers compared to grasses and perennial weeds.
Corn Marigold is native to the UK since at least the Iron age and provides a wonderful flash of bright yellow to your wildflower meadow. It’s was fantastic so beautiful a great selection of flowers beautiful poppies attracted a lot of bees and wildlife. Driven by his love for nature and his memories of a childhood spent chasing newts, building camps and generally exploring the ancient heathland of Dorset.The plant species include: corn chamomile, cornflower, common poppy, red campion, white campion, salad burnet, common sorrel, yellow rattle, corn marigold, self heal, cowslip, ribwort plantain, oxeye daisy, rough hawkbit, lady’s bedstraw, wild carrot, common knapweed, yarrow. This means that they can be out-competed by faster growing grasses and perennial weeds at the critical early stages, so straight onto soil is best if possible. I have tried sowing seeds in the past, but they didn't grow and was looking for something a bit harder to plant.
Simply throw these native Wildflower Beebombs onto soil in a garden bed, or compost in a planter, ideally during Spring or Autumn. They mention that planting them was so simple, they are easy to sew and sow, and there is no preparation required.Native to these shores and invaluable to bees, butterflies and a range of other pollinators, it will provide a beautiful look to your wildflower garden. They are best scattered onto a cleared patch of ground rather than into a lawn, since wildflowers are hardy and adaptable but tend to be slow growers. Once the Beebomb becomes moist and the sun starts to shine, your seeds will germinate and the bees will be buzzing!
Your patience will be rewarded with a beautiful wildflower meadow, attracting a range of native British pollinators and helping us bring the bees back. Beebombs need no gardening skill and can be scattered straight onto open ground at any time of the year. A very nice inexpensive eco friendly gift that can be appreciated by anyone with a garden or patio pot. The seeds are combined with nurturing sifted soil and sheltering local clay to protect them from predators. Finding that perfect gift for a Mum, Dad, brother, sister, your kids, girlfriend, boyfriend, special woman or man in your life, a special friend or even the home, can be a real challenge so we’re glad to have helped.Yarrow is a common flower of roadsides, hedgerows, grasslands, and scrubby areas where the soil is inclined to being dry and chalky. Remember these seeds are a mixture of annuals and perennials (they’ll flower in the 2nd year), so be patient and you’ll see more flowers and hopefully lots of bees as the plants mature. of seeds from 18 native wildflower species, mixed with local, protective clay and sifted, nurturing top soil.