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Buy Wildflower Seeds in Bulk
Idealseed are dedicated to providing wildflower seed mixture “fit for purpose” as we specialise in seed and seed only. Our Wildflower seeds range comprises of 100% Native British provenance seed, we also specialise in bespoke mixture to any specification you may require.
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Sowing Wildflower Seeds
Wild flowers are a very important part of the countryside as they provide a rich, colourful and diverse ecological habitat for many insects and wildlife. They also offer great aesthetic value to enhance the natural beauty of the British countryside, motorway networks, parkland and gardens.
Over the past 50 years, the number of traditional wild flower meadows has sadly declined which has resulted in a noted decrease of British Insects. For pollination to take place, we need ideal flowers to attract those all-important bees, so they can ensure the plants become fertilised and reproduce.
Best Wildflower Seed Mix in The UK
Idealseed mixtures contain some of the recommended plants on the Royal Horticultural Society’s list of plants which are ‘Perfect Pollinators’.
The wildflower seeds in your mixture will have originated from a wild flower production field, harvested by qualified growers. This seed will have been multiplied in single species plots from seed sourced in the wild. From seeding to harvesting it can take two growing seasons before a seed crop is produced. Once harvested, the seed is cleaned to remove the inert matter and provide high purity seed.
Wildflower – FAQs
Top 6 Wildflower Mixtures You Should Use
There are many ways to plant wild flowers in your garden. Each of these methods require complete focus. Even one day of negligence can result in utter disaster. Perhaps, the most common method is planting wild flowers from seeds. Of course, you’re going to select the type of specie you will plant. Speaking of seeds, you can create seed mixtures and that can also be a way to make wild flowers. You just need to pinpoint an area where it will be planted.
One method that is similar to the previous one is planting wild flowers from bulbs. This method is actually common as there have been lots of farmers who claims this is a tried and tested method.
An alternative to that would be planting from plug plants as that is quicker. It is common to want this thing over with as soon as possible. After all, it is a pretty strenuous activity. In fact, planting seeds is like a form of exercise. You are definitely going to sweat a lot especially if you decide to do it on a sunny day. It won’t make sense to do it on a rainy day anyway.
Another method is using grass and wild flowers mixtures. There are a lot of manufacturers that sell these mixtures on the Internet. You just need to pick a good one as you won’t end up with a terrible product.
Last but not the least, you can get supplies from a seed to create a border. The border should not be too big anyway. Don’t forget that about the fact that it must be sown at 2 grams per square meter. Perhaps, the best part about this mixture is that bees and butterflies will get attracted to it. That can only help the growth of the wildflower.
We are familiar with the fact that there are people who don’t know how to properly maintain their flowers. Thus, we attached some maintenance notes so you will know what to do. We care about the plants too as we will assure you will take good care of them.
We know they need little maintenance but we make sure you know what you need to do. Since we attached easy to follow instructions, there is no need to research on what you are supposed to do. Besides, if you neglect your wildflower then planting them would end up being useless.
Before planting the wildflower seed, you must make sure there are no other seeds on the grass. If there are, you must eliminate them immediately. You may be disappointed that you will need to do that but there is no other alternative. Yes, it is like sacrificing the other grasses on your lawn. Like they say, the grass is greener on the other side.
If you decide to plant the Wildflower seed with other seeds, there is a chance you won’t get the desired result. In fact, you will probably get the opposite of what you are looking for. Thus, the garden should be dedicated to growing the wildflower seeds. Perhaps, the only seed that can be planted together with wildflower seeds are meadow grasses.
You need to say goodbye to the old gardening methods you’re used to. It is a whole different field with this one. Yes, everything is going to have to change before planting the wild flowers and that includes the soil type. It is like doing something completely new.
You need to examine the situation and find a mixture that best fits it. In this scenario, you probably need the opinion of experts. You also need to patient as this will take time. There is no harm in getting the opinion of one. After all, it is for the future of your garden.
If you do everything correctly, your garden will become very beautiful. Of course, it is easier said than done but nothing comes easy in life. It is all about the future of your garden and nobody is going to take care of it other than yourself. You can’t expect it to become beautiful instantly. All things take lots of hard work and perseverance to accomplish and that includes planting a wildflower seed.
The soil fertility is one of the things you should keep your eye on. It should be relatively low. If it is high, then wildflower is not suited for it. There are many subsoils that it is best suited but it is best sown on clean poor subsoil. It is a different story when the ground is found to be fertile. You may need to go for other options like highly acclaimed mixtures.
We sell several mixtures so you don’t have to go anywhere else for your needs. The mixtures we sell are so good that you will end up recommending us to your friends. You will get a feel of the fact that summer has arrived. Remember the mixtures will only last a year. The good news is that if you follow our instructions, they may reseed every year.
You’ll need to make major decisions when you decide the type of wild flower mixture you will plant. You can choose either a pure wild flower mixture or a mixture that contains a combination of grass and wild flower. You are going to get a different result with each option.
It would be wonderful to experiment each mixture. Either way, you’re going to find out the best approach is to use a mixture that has a majority of grass seed compared to wild flower. Its result will leave you speechless. The colors will certainly shine bright when the weather is fine. Thus, pick a nice weather to plant the wild flower seed.
Planting grass is equally as important as planting the seed. Thus, better select good-looking grass so you will have a nice and solid background. If the grass does not look good then the wildflower won’t look picture perfect. Yes, it won’t be worth to post pictures of it on Instagram.
Our wide range of Wildflower seeds mixes are native British and perenial variants. Suitable for many soil types. Create a beautiful garden or countryside.