How to plant Wild Flower Plugs
Nettle Leaved Bellflower
| Wild flower plugs can be planted from late September through to April.You would aim to plant 5 to 7 plugs per square metre. Aim to concentrate them in a few areas if the budget does not cover the cost of planting them all over.Make sure that you plant at least 3 of any one species near to each other.Plant them a few days after receipt or as soon a possible. Make sure that they are firmly placed in the soil so that a bird or small animal can not pull them back out again.The Plugs that we supply are 37mm in volume. Most companies produce them only to 25mm. This gives them potentially a better root development. The size is about 1 inch square at the top and tapers down 4 to 5 inches in length.
Wildflower plugs are best planted between September and May
After planting, when necessary, mow the area of grass containing the plant plugs with your mower blades set at a high setting. Ideally about 4 inches. This is to try and stop the grass growing to tall and covering the young wild flower plants. This will allow them enough light and warmth to let them build up a good leaf and root system. When they are established stop mowing and let them progress