Set of six small match box size boxes of wildflowers containing seeds that will benefit bees, birds, bats, butterflies, beetles and hedgehogs.
Each box is made from 100% recycled card and contains 6 seedballs.
This collection includes one box for each type of wildlife.
Bee Box - a mix designed to attract solitary bees, honey bees and bumblebees. Includes: birdsfoot trefoil, foxglove, red clover, viper's bugloss & wild marjoram.
Butterfly Box - a mix designed to attract butterflies. Includes: purple loosestrife, forget-me-not, musk mallow, red campion & yarrow.
Hedgehog Box - wildflowers provide shelter for hedgehogs and attract insects for them to feed on. Includes: yellow rattle, wild carrot, birdsfoot trefoil, tufted vetch, self heal & poppy.
Bird Box - a selection of plants to help boost the food supply for a range of birds such as goldfinches, blue tits, chaffinches, greenfinches, robins & starlings. Includes: corn marigold, poppy, greater knapweed, sheep sorrel, tufted vetch & wild carrot.
Beetle Box - a mix designed to attract ladybirds & pollinating beetles. Includes: common knapweed, cornflower, cow parsley, field scabious, foxglove, great burnet & yarrow.
Bat Box - a mix designed to attract insects that bats feed on. This mix contains flowers with a mixture of long and short pollen tubes in a range of shapes and colours to maximise the number of insects they attract. Includes: borage, cornflower, corn marigold, evening primrose, night-scented stock & wallflower.
Created by conservation scientists, seeds balls have a barrier of dried outer clay that makes the seed inaccessible to predators. Once sufficient water permeates the clay, the seed inside begins to germinate – helped along by the nutrients and minerals contained within the ball. Chilli powder deters slugs and snails while the seed ball slowly degrades and the seeds sprout.