Flowers attract insects by providing them with two rich sources of food - nectar and pollen, which provide the complete diet for both the adult bees and their larvae. Other insects such as various beetles, bugs, butterflies and moths visit flowers to feed on pollen and nectar
Empathy Mini Meadow with rootgrow is the ideal way to achieve perfect habitat for pollinating insects. Suitable for all size gardens All you require is a 10sq.m2 patch of garden and you can have your own Mini Meadow.
How to sow your mini meadow:
Ideal for sowing in the Spring or Autumn.
1. Wild flowers can be sensitive to competition from weeds and so prepare your ground by clearing weeds and other debris.
2. Rake over an area of 10m2 to level the soil leaving a rough surface for the seeds to fall into.
3. Broadcast the contents of the packet across the prepared area and lightly rake to cover.
4. Keep well watered.
Seeds included are: Yarrow, Corn Cockle, Cornflower, Common Knapweed, Foxglove, Viperís Bugloss, Ladyís Bedstraw, Corn Marigold, Oxeye Daisey, Field Forget-me-not, Common Poppy, Selfheal, Meadow Buttercup, Red Campion, White Campion, Salad Burnet, Great Mullein.