Sowing American style annual meadows

American Annual meadows includes Cosmos Seed

 

In principle these are similar to sowing standard cornfield annual mixes.

 

 

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Annuals will not establish very well amongst grass or other vegetation. They need to be sown on ideally weed free soil.

 

These mixes should be broadcast at a rate of 3 grams per square metre. Sow from end of August through to Early October. Or in March/April. After broadcasting roll or consolidate the soil. The aim is to push the seed into the ground rather than bury it to  deeply.

 

Autumn sown annual mixes should produce a mass of flowers from June onwards,

 

It may be possible to re-establish the mixtures after the seed has shed in the autumn by surface cultivation and rolling in the autumn.

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