Availability Field grown
Suitability Poor soils
Shaded areas
Species Autumn hawkbit
Betony
Birdsfoot trefoil
Common knapweed
Common toadflax
Common vetch
Cowslip
Crested dogstail
Field scabious
Kidney vetch
Ladys bedstraw
Meadow buttercup
Meadow cranesbill
Meadow sweet
Meadow vetchling
Musk mallow
Ox-eye daisy
Ragged robin
Red campion
Ribwort plantain
Rough hawkbit
Sainfoin
Salad burnet
Selfheal
Sheeps fescue
Tufted vetch
White campion
Wild carrot
Wild marjoram
Wild mignonette
Wood sage
Yellow oat-grass
Yellow rattle
Support services Contract growing
Consultancy expertise Habitat creation
Low maintenance mixtures
Reinstatement of native vegetation
Road corridor planting
Wildlife enhancement
 
 
 

What is Meadowmat?

Meadowmat is an innovative UK grown product that facilitates the quick and easy establishment of wild flowers. A mixture of wild flower plants are grown from seed onto a slimline matting system.  To install the mat, simply unroll it onto prepared ground - in much the same way as you would for lawn turf.

Meadowmat is supplied with at least 75% plant coverage.

About Woodland Shade Meadowmat

Woodland Shade Meadowmat incorporates 34 species of UK native wildflowers and 4 native grass species all of which like to grow in dappled shade.  These are all plants that naturally grow in woods, copses and hedgerows so they're are naturally adapted to lower light levels.

Our Research and Development team have selected plant species that will provide  attractive colour and form throughout the spring and summer months.

Native Provenance

The seed used to propogate Woodland Shade Meadowmat comes from sustainable sources in the UK.

Perennial plants

Woodland Shade Meadowmat is perennial - that is to say, the plants continue to grow every year. Provided the soil and light conditions are right and the correct management regime is followed, there is no need to re-plant or re-seed every year.

Biodiversity

Woodland Shade Meadowmat is all about encouraging biodiversity.  By offering a long flowering period, insects that feed on pollen and nectar have a continual source of food for several months of the year.  Some of the plant species have been included, not for theirbeautiful flowers but because they are laval food plants for butterflies.  The long grasses provide shelter for insects, food for birds and mammals and safe resting places for bugs.  In the bottom of the sward where conditions are cool and damp you will find beetles, slugs, snails and, if you're lucky, snakes or amphibians.

Using Meadowmat is  a great way to earn BREEAM points.!

Management

Caring for Woodland Shade Meadowmat couldn't be simpler.

Once installed, the mats need to be kept moist until the plants' roots are well established.  After that the sward can be left to grow and flower.  

Cut back in late autumn/early winter and remove all of the clippings.  DO NOT add fertiliser - EVER! These plants hate nutrient rich soil.


What is Meadowmat?

Meadowmat is an innovative UK grown product that facilitates the quick and easy establishment of wild flowers. A mixture of wild flower plants are grown from seed onto a slimline matting system.  To install the mat, simply unroll it onto prepared ground - in much the same way as you would for lawn turf.

Meadowmat is supplied with at least 75% plant coverage.

About Woodland Shade Meadowmat

Woodland Shade Meadowmat incorporates 34 species of UK native wildflowers and 4 native grass species all of which like to grow in dappled shade.  These are all plants that naturally grow in woods, copses and hedgerows so they're are naturally adapted to lower light levels.

Our Research and Development team have selected plant species that will provide  attractive colour and form throughout the spring and summer months.

Native Provenance

The seed used to propogate Woodland Shade Meadowmat comes from sustainable sources in the UK.

Perennial plants

Woodland Shade Meadowmat is perennial - that is to say, the plants continue to grow every year. Provided the soil and light conditions are right and the correct management regime is followed, there is no need to re-plant or re-seed every year.

Biodiversity

Woodland Shade Meadowmat is all about encouraging biodiversity.  By offering a long flowering period, insects that feed on pollen and nectar have a continual source of food for several months of the year.  Some of the plant species have been included, not for theirbeautiful flowers but because they are laval food plants for butterflies.  The long grasses provide shelter for insects, food for birds and mammals and safe resting places for bugs.  In the bottom of the sward where conditions are cool and damp you will find beetles, slugs, snails and, if you're lucky, snakes or amphibians.

Using Meadowmat is  a great way to earn BREEAM points.!

Management

Caring for Woodland Shade Meadowmat couldn't be simpler.

Once installed, the mats need to be kept moist until the plants' roots are well established.  After that the sward can be left to grow and flower.  

Cut back in late autumn/early winter and remove all of the clippings.  DO NOT add fertiliser - EVER! These plants hate nutrient rich soil.


 
 
 
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