Bird Mix Seedball Tin

£6.00

Created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum especially to help our garden birds!

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Description

Created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum especially to help our garden birds!

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). You can find out more about how this mix helps birds in the next tab along…

  • Common Poppy, Corn marigold, Greater knapweed, Sheep sorrel, Tufted vetch, Wild carrot.
  • 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.

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

FAQS

What is Seedball? 
A ball made from seeds, clay, peat-free compost and chili powder.

Why use Seedball? 
The ball prevents the seeds from being a tasty lunch for birds and insects, thereby increasing the chances of your flowers growing. Plus they’re super easy to use, no digging and no expert knowledge needed!

What’s in the tin? 
There are 20 balls in each tin, and around 30 seeds per ball.

How do I grow Seedball? 
Just throw onto soil or compost in a garden bed or planter. Your Seedball has everything it needs to grow and, once the ball becomes moist and the temperature is right, your seeds will germinate!

       

What area will my Seedball cover? 
We would usually advise 20 seed balls per square metre, or 3-5 seed balls for a 35cm container.

Conservation: 
All seed is responsibly sourced in the UK from Flora Locale accredited suppliers, we only ever use peat-free compost and our steel tins are manufactured in London (with the help of a solar farm on the factory roof).

Additional information

Weight 200 g

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