Design By Nature - Monavea, Carlow, Ire. R93T289.  Info@wildflowers.ie 

 

As all staff are out harvesting seeds,

We are now closed for sales until 1st September 2019

Autumn is the very best time to sow seeds

Professionals can still contact us, but there will be delays.

Free Quotation. The easy way to get sowing.

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Seed Calculator: What is the size of your 'Area' to sow with wildflower seeds?
 

If you don't know your sites' area size, Search web n' download a mobile app called 'Finger Measure'

Length  * Metres  

Width:   *   Metres. 

(Min' order 100 grams, cover 66m2  

Sun/shade: Trees, Buildings and Hills all cast shade. 

Most Meadow mixes Cannot grow in shade, instead we offer shade tolerant floras.

 

This effects growth rates, height, likely weeds, 

 

Soil Moisture:  Critical info for many species

 

Soil Type:   We use Soil Maps,  
Open Irish Map to find your Soil Type
adjust transparency on map to find your location.

Then use http://gis.teagasc.ie/isis/soilguide.php to then confirm soiltype against picture

 

Soil pH:  Don't Know? Ask someone local 

Lime or Alkalinity refers to calcium present, 

Note: well water pH is not a guide to soil pH.

Is there any existing vegetation or weeds? 

If you can 'put a name' to plants or weeds in your locality, it will help choose the best mixture for your site?
What wild grows in abundance in the locality? Heather,  Foxglove, Gorse, Hawthorn, Corn or Grass fields, Rushes, Bracken.?
Examples of weeds to describe: Rough/old uncut Grass, Gorse,  Rush,  Dock, Nettles, Couch Grass, Thistles, Creeping Buttercup and Bracken. 
Maybe you have lawn or rough grass, or you have 'killed off' the existing vegetation

Site Aspect:  South = Warm, North = Cold, sheltered = warm, upland = cold

Your comments, describing your site in more detail. 
Please keep info' short but concise. 

 

Briefly, what's your Hort' skill level,? 
Who will use the area? 
Do you want tall, short, medium or graded heights?
Especially, Do you want: No maintenance, (best for wildlife) or
Low (1-2 cuts) or 3 cuts a year for short meadows, best for flowers and bees.
Remember shaded sites do not produce flower or hay meadows

Please enter your region below, as your address is not required for a quote. 
Your region is checked against  the 'Soil map' of Ireland.

 

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All mixtures quoted are without added grass seed, unless requested or advised.

Please have new Eircode delivery postcode ready with your order.

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