Guest Blog from Nick Mann at Habitat Aid


A little advice when choosing your wild flower seeds.

Where the wildflowers are ~ The Grasslands Trust blog

Many people get in touch with us to ask where to buy meadow seed and Habitat Aid is one of the reputable companies that we recommend.  With so many people embarking on wildflower meadow projects we thought some of our readers would be interested to read just why its important to source seed that is of good quality, appropriate to their specific situation and of local provenance.  

I gave some seed to a really nice bunch of folk at a Primary School in Essex last year. They were a HUGE success planted in a flowerbed, but unfortunately they didn’t let them reseed. My heart sank when I saw this recent entry and photo on their Facebook page:

 

Today the children started to prepare the wildflower meadow.

They dug and raked the soil and found lots of interesting insects such as ladybirds ants and worms in the process!

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