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Seedball

Seedball

Regular price £6.00 £0.00

About these wonderful little tins : 

Each seed ball contains a mini ecosystem: seeds are mixed with clay, peat-free compost and a smidgen of chilli powder, and rolled into a small ball. Each ball is approximately 1cm in diameter, making them super easy to scatter.

The dried clay acts as a protective casing from common seed predators (such as ants, mice and birds). When sufficient rain permeates the clay, the seeds inside begin to germinate - helped along by the nutrients and minerals contained within the balls. The chilli powder continues to deter predators while the seed ball slowly degrades and the seeds sprout.

Seed balls will work well in most environments (as long as the seed is well suited to the local climate and soil conditions) and they'll work as well in planting pots as in garden beds. Our special wildflower seed ball recipe has been developed specifically with the UK in mind (and rest of north western Europe), and all seed used is naturally distributed within this region.

Bee Mix  

Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
A perennial with clusters of yellow/orange pea like leaves.
Height: 15-25cm
Flowers: May to October

Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
A tall biennial (flowering stem grows in the second year) with pink and purple flowers on spikes.
Height: 60-150cm
Flowers: June to September
Toxicity
: Poisonous if eaten

Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
Perennial with trefoil leaves and pinky red flowers. Good weed suppressor.
Height: 10-45cm
Flowers: May to September

Viper's Bugloss (Echium vulgare)
A tall biennial (flowering stem grows in the second year) with incredibly blue flowers emerging from pink buds.
Height: 30-90cm
Flowers: June to September

Wild Marjoram (Origanum vulgare)
Aromatic perennial with dark purple buds and pinkish purple flowers.
Height: 30-60cm
Flowers: April to November

Butterfly Mix

Forget-me-not (Myosotis arvensis)Short annual with blue-grey flowers occasionally interspersed with pink flowers. 
Height: 10-40cm
Flowers: April to October

Musk mallow (Malva moschata)
Description: A tall perennial with large rose pink petals.
Height: 40-70cm
Flowers: June to August

Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
A tall perennial with a spectacular spike of magenta flowers.
Height: up to 150cm
Flowers: June to August

Red campion (Silene dioica)
A perennial with rose pink petals.
Height: 20-60cm
Flowers: March to November

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
A perennial aromatic herb with white flowers arranged in a many flowered flat umbel head.
Height: 8-60cm
Flowers: June to August

Beetle Mix

Finalist for Gift of the Year 2018! The ideal mix to attract pollinating beetles! Created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, this mix includes wildflowers that are perfect for attracting our pollinating beetles.

Common knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Perennial
Height: 30-80cm
Flowers: July to September

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
Annual
Height: 90cm
Flowers: June to August

Cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris)
Perennial
Height: 50-150cm
Flowers: May to July

Field scabious (Knautia arvensis)
Perennial
Height: 30-60cm
Flowers: August to September

Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
Biennial
Height: 60-150cm
Flowers: June to September

Great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis)
Perennial 
Height: 40-80cm
Flowers: July to August

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Perennial 
Height: 8-60cm
Flowers: June to August

Bird Mix

Finalist for Gift of the Year 2018! The ideal mix to attract our garden birds! Created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, this mix includes wildflowers that are perfect for attracting our garden birds (whether they eat seeds or insects). 

Common poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
A bright red flowering annual - hugely popular and often used as a symbol of remembrance.
Height: 30-60cm.
Flowers: May to July

Corn marigold (Glebionis segetum)
Annual
Height: 10-60cm 
Flowers: July to September

Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa)
Perennial
Height: 30-100cm
Flowers: July to September

Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
Perennial 
Height: 10-40cm
Flowers: June to August

Tufted vetch (Vicia cracca)
Perennial
Height: 20-100cm
Flowers: June to August

Wild carrot (Daucus carota)
Biennial (sometimes annual)
Height: 30-70cm
Flowers: June to August

20 balls per tin, 30 seeds per ball.

Easy to use, simply scatter on top of soil in a garden bed or planter.

Scatter in spring or autumn. Sprouts seen in 4-6 weeks.

British Brand & handmade in Britain 


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