2019 Wildflowers Sowing I


 MikeyGMT    16 Jun 2019 : 11:00
 None    Ganges

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We got together to sow wildflowers for 2019

Buttercups Stitchwort2We sowed lots of wild flowers from our fundraising efforts and some extra donations.

Gower Flower Butterfly Bombs - Donated by Phil
https://www.gowerflower.com/listing/666069076/mini-bag-of-butterfly-wildflower-seed
Foxglove
Red Champion
Ox Eye Daisy
Lesser Knapweed
Field Scabious
Corn Cockles
Cornflower

Donated by Sheila from Kew Gardens
https://www.growwilduk.com/wildflowers/how-grow-wildflowers/planning/how-get-wildflower-seeds
Birds Foot Trefoil
Corn Poppy
Cornflower
Crested Dog's Tail
Hedge Bedstraw
Lady's Bedstraw
Ox Eye Daisy
Quaking Grass
Self Heal
Sweet Vernal Grass
Yarrow

Donated by Mike - Two Cowslip plants

Donated by Sheila and Mike - Welsh Poppy Seeds.

Collected last year by Phil - Poppy and other seeds from last years display

Bought from The Friends of the Ganges Funds from Meadowmania.

Yellow Rattle for weakening the grass.

100% Uk Wildflower Seed Mixture Sandy Soils MAS-WWILD8 https://www.meadowmania.co.uk/wildflower-seed-for-sandy-soils.htm

Agrimony (Agromonia Eupatoria) 5.0%,
Meadow Cranesbill ( Geranium Pratense) 0.1%
Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus Corniculatus) 1.5%,
Corn Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas) 5.0%,
Dark Mullein (Verbascum Nigrum) 0.25%,
Kidney Vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria) 1.0%,
Lady’s Bedstraw (Galium Verum) 7.5%,
Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus Acris) 7.5%,
Musk Mallow (Malva Moschata) 2.5%,
Ox Eye Daisy (Leucanthemum Vulgare) 10.0%,
Ribwort Plantain (Planatago Lanceolata) 12.5% ,
Self Heal (Prunella Vulgaris) 12.5%,
Sorrel (Rumex Acetosa) 5.0%,
White Campion (Silene Alba) 5.0%,
Wild Carrot (Daucus Carota) 7.5%,
Yarrow (Achillia Millefolium) 7.1%,
Yellow rattle (Rhinanthus Minor) 10.0%




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