Availability Field grown
Suitability Alkaline soils
Poor soils
Reclamation projects
Species Agrimony
Autumn hawkbit
Birdsfoot trefoil
Black medick
Common knapweed
Great mullein
Meadow barley
Meadow buttercup
Meadow cranesbill
Musk mallow
Ragged robin
Red campion
Small scabious
Tufted vetch
White campion
Wild carrot
Wild marjoram
Yarrow
Support services Contract growing
 
 
 

Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is a pre-grown wild flower matting that makes it easy to establish wild flowers in a garden or landscaping project.

The 42 species of plants and flowers in this wild flower mat have been specially selected to give a long flowering period and some winter interest.

Species are especially rich in pollen and nectar to support honey bees, solitary bees, bumblebees and other pollinating insects. In winter, the architectural seed heads will look amazing (especially on frosty mornings) and they will provide food for birds.

Wild flowers are notoriously difficult to establish from seed or from plug plants. Conditions need to be just right and many an attempt at making an area of wild flower meadow has led to disappointment.

Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is supplied with at least 75% coverage of wild grasses and flowering plants already growing strongly and ready to root into your prepared soil. These will very quickly establish into a lush sward.

The plants are grown from seed on to a thin layer of growing medium that is supported by a fine net. Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is not the same as wild flower turf, the roots are not disturbed during harvest and transportation, so once laid onto prepared soil, it will very quickly form a healthy sward of mixed wild flowers.

What's in Meadowmat for Birds and Bees?

The seed mix contains 20% grass and 80% flowering species. 38 species of native flowering plants and 4 species of native wild grasses give a colourful display from late spring through to autumn.

20% native grasses help prevent soil drying out, provide shelter for insects, food for birds and perches for butterflies.

  • Sheeps Fescue
  • Red Fescue
  • Quaking Grass
  • Meadow Barley

80% Native Flora provides a rich source of nectar from spring to autumn:

  • Agrimony
  • Birdsfoot
  • Trefoil Red Clover
  • Common Sorrell
  • White Deadnettle
  • Fox and Cubs
  • Meadow Cranesbill
  • Greater Celandine
  • Autumn Hawkbit
  • Common Knapweed
  • Common Mallow
  • Wild Marjoram
  • Meadow Buttercup
  • Meadowsweet
  • Great Mullein
  • Musk Mallow
  • Opium Poppy
  • Ragged Robin
  • Red Campion
  • Tansy Teasel
  • Common Toadflax
  • Vipers Bugloss
  • White Campion
  • White Clover
  • Wild Basil
  • Wild Carrot
  • Wild Clary
  • Wild Thyme
  • Yarrow
  • Black Medick
  • Common Daisy
  • Welsh Poppy
  • Small Scabious Maiden
  • Pink Chicory


Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is a pre-grown wild flower matting that makes it easy to establish wild flowers in a garden or landscaping project.

The 42 species of plants and flowers in this wild flower mat have been specially selected to give a long flowering period and some winter interest.

Species are especially rich in pollen and nectar to support honey bees, solitary bees, bumblebees and other pollinating insects. In winter, the architectural seed heads will look amazing (especially on frosty mornings) and they will provide food for birds.

Wild flowers are notoriously difficult to establish from seed or from plug plants. Conditions need to be just right and many an attempt at making an area of wild flower meadow has led to disappointment.

Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is supplied with at least 75% coverage of wild grasses and flowering plants already growing strongly and ready to root into your prepared soil. These will very quickly establish into a lush sward.

The plants are grown from seed on to a thin layer of growing medium that is supported by a fine net. Meadowmat for Birds and Bees is not the same as wild flower turf, the roots are not disturbed during harvest and transportation, so once laid onto prepared soil, it will very quickly form a healthy sward of mixed wild flowers.

What's in Meadowmat for Birds and Bees?

The seed mix contains 20% grass and 80% flowering species. 38 species of native flowering plants and 4 species of native wild grasses give a colourful display from late spring through to autumn.

20% native grasses help prevent soil drying out, provide shelter for insects, food for birds and perches for butterflies.

  • Sheeps Fescue
  • Red Fescue
  • Quaking Grass
  • Meadow Barley

80% Native Flora provides a rich source of nectar from spring to autumn:

  • Agrimony
  • Birdsfoot
  • Trefoil Red Clover
  • Common Sorrell
  • White Deadnettle
  • Fox and Cubs
  • Meadow Cranesbill
  • Greater Celandine
  • Autumn Hawkbit
  • Common Knapweed
  • Common Mallow
  • Wild Marjoram
  • Meadow Buttercup
  • Meadowsweet
  • Great Mullein
  • Musk Mallow
  • Opium Poppy
  • Ragged Robin
  • Red Campion
  • Tansy Teasel
  • Common Toadflax
  • Vipers Bugloss
  • White Campion
  • White Clover
  • Wild Basil
  • Wild Carrot
  • Wild Clary
  • Wild Thyme
  • Yarrow
  • Black Medick
  • Common Daisy
  • Welsh Poppy
  • Small Scabious Maiden
  • Pink Chicory


 
 
 
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