Discover the whimsical world of wildflowers and what it takes to sow them, grow them and love them year on year!
Best wildflowers for bees
Bees love flowers packed with nectar and pollen for them to collect and bring back to their hive. But did you know bees also have their favourites amongst the meadow of colour and sweet-smelling flowers? Keep reading for helpful tips on choosing the best wildflowers for bees, and ensure they get all they need when they’re out buzzing around, looking for food.
Bee-autiful: 10 wildflowers bees love
It is true that bees in need will visit most wildflowers to rest their weary wings and power up on their pollen, but just like us, bees have their favourite flowers and a preference for their very favourite plants. But it’s not just bees being picky - there is a bit of a science to it!
UK Wildflower Seed
UK wildflower seed mixes bring beauty, vibrancy and charm to your garden while providing a valuable habitat for bees, birds and other wildlife. For this reason, we carefully selected the seeds in our mixes to ensure they are visually stunning and benefit all the tenants in your garden. We have mixes that offer ornamental displays, mixes that grow in the shade and mixes that bees and pollinators love.
5 benefits of sowing wildflowers in autumn
September and October offer great windows to sow wildflower seed in for a number of reasons. Here's 5 benefits of sowing wildflowers in autumn!
It's Spring - Here's our Spring Grass Seed UK Essential Guides
Spring has officially sprung! Daffodils are in bloom, the evenings are longer and temperatures are on the up – in most parts of the UK!
How to make wildflower seed bombs
We know how hard it can be to keep your kids entertained whilst trying to limit their screen time. So, what if there was an activity that was inexpensive and combined fun, learning and the great outdoors?
How to sow wildflower seed in autumn
Autumn is an excellent time to sow wildflower seed for a number of reasons such as less threat of birds gobbling your seed up, more availability of rainwater to keep your seedbed moist thanks to our UK weather and last but not least – an earlier sowing results in an earlier showing.
How to create a nature-friendly lawn in lockdown
Lockdown in the UK has restricted a lot of our travel to not much further than our own gardens and some of us may be looking for ways to make our own green neck of the neighbourhood that much more enjoyable.
4 things to consider when sowing wildflowers
Sowing wildflowers and maintaining a wildflower meadow is one of the simplest and most rewarding gardening tasks you can undertake but there are a few things that are useful to know before venturing into the world of wildflowers.
New Year, New Lawn: Your New Year lawn resolutions!
Every year we make New Year’s resolutions that often don’t last past January because we always try to accomplish too much, too soon! Most of us will try to do a little less of one thing, and a little more of something else.