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Mr Sandro Cafolla t/a Design By Nature (DBN-IRE)

Owner of .domain.


Postal address: 

DESIGN BY NATURE, (established 1990) 
Seed House, Monavea, Carlow, R93 T289. Ireland.


Irish Wildflower Growers CV

please email, info  at

We rarely are near the phone, too much work with seeds :) 


We supply wildflower seed - and occasionally plants

by Mail Order : to Public, Trade and Wholesale.


You will find us helpful and friendly, 
We insist on you filling out the free quote form


We offer a three year guarantee for Native Irish Wild Origin Seeds,
If you grow them in naturalistic plant communities - managed 

with our advice, and hopefully not too many emails.

Your meadows will last forever like many of our customers meadows.

Photos must be taken for each of the 3 years and sent to us.


Wildflower Seed Mixtures, Natural Ecologies, Conservation and Heritage 

Since 1990 this micro business has supplied 

and assisted thousands of customers

to establish thousands of hectares of meadow in Ireland. 
That makes DBN by far the most successful 
Non Government or semi-state nature conservation business in Ireland .

Native Irish provenance flowers can survive your local climatic 
conditions and protect local wildlife.

Unlike non-native plants. when you buy native sourced Irish species 
flower at the same time as the wildlife that visits the plants,

Imported wildflowers can bring plant disease and pests to Ireland.


Our products cannot be compared to USA imported flora 
as they are totally different, if a mix contain larkspur, calendula, blue lupine, 
Californian poppy or many other
such as flax, its not a native mix, 
even if it says wildflower, 

they are cultivated forms of wildflowers and not natives.


Your purchases also supports jobs in Ireland. 
Our products are price competitive with EU. and UK  imports.


DBN is a Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, (DAFM) :
Registered Native Sourced Irish Wildflower Seed Grower, Harvester, 
Supplier, Processor, Mixer and Packer DAFM Registered No: IECS-44

Declared Criteria: DAFM Registered No: IECS-44. 

EU Conservation Micro SME EU standards.


We supply IECS-44-EC rules & standards, own label - Pink bar

EU-TTC=IRE-SEE-N-year-year,  (See 3digit-abver'=seed, N = native)

DBN-Conservation Grade. DBN-Native Provenance Seed

Irish Wildflower Seed Mixtures of Vascular Plants

Native Irish Wild Harvested Conservation Grade 

& 'Crop-grown' Irish sourced native plant species.


Legally our Pink label products would be called:

 'Pre'- pre-basic seeds of 1st and 2nd generation wild origin.

'Pre' denoting , before 'pre-basic'. Alas, there is confusion.

For FPG and thus FPF (flora) are illegal to produce and sell in Ireland, 
as our Biodiversity actions are ahead of the DAFM's 
understanding of ecology. 

(FPG  = Farm produced grass) we ignore this and provide our our 
Label under the EU policy ruling that Biodiversity business's such 
as ours one is,  must operate outside the law to survive 
outdated laws if to protect species.


Site summery: Design By Nature (IRE) 
supplies 60+ Native Irish Wild Flower Meadow Seed Mixtures 
from over 120 different species.

  • Rural gardeners and wildlife gardeners use our wildflowers to improve the 
    natural look of a garden and blend the planting into the landscape.

  • Garden and landscaper low-cut flowering lawns and 
    wildflower meadow mixtures.

  • National Development Plan native species and wild flower for roads, 
    landfills and civil engineering projects. 

  • Tourist industry use low maintenance flora and meadows for hotels and 
    golf courses, weddings, sports events and garden festivals. 

  • We also supply for Permaculture, Agro Forestry and Forest Gardens

Basic Support: 

  • Seed Guaranteed to 3 years

  • Free advice, on phone or by email, 

  • Customer to supply before and after photos

Established 1990. Business Registration: 109182

Plant Pass: EUPP/IRL/DAFF/2684 

Vat No : IE 0 3656298P  

DAFM Registered No: IECS-44

SME Micro Business

Sector: Horticulture: Seed House: Design: Seed, Plants and Seed Mixtures


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