Sowing and Growing Wildflowers

Posted: 22nd March 2019

Sowing and Growing Wildflowers We’re getting plenty of questions about sowing and growing wildflower mixtures, and Spring (late March-May) is the ideal time, giving the seeds the chance to establish throughout the rest of the year. Our most popular mixture is Cotswold Wild Flora, a very ...
RESEARCH PROJECTS & TRIALS SARIC & NIAB Restoring Soil Quality Through the Reintegration of Leys and Sheep into Arable Rotation Aim: Many farms are reintroducing mixed farming into arable rotations, hoping to improve soil quality and control herbicide resistant weeds like black grass. ...

Organic Seed Availability

Posted: 18th March 2019

The drought last year has inevitably created a shortage of organic seed this year. The good news is that, although in short supply, we currently have stocks of organic cocksfoot, timothy, Italian ryegrass and other seeds that feature in our organic mixtures and straights. These stocks won’t ...

Too Early to Sow?

Posted: 18th March 2019

We had a very mild February, but be wary. We've received lots of phone calls from eager customers who are ready to sow their Cotswold Seeds but don't know whether it’s too early. With a late frosts still a possibility, you need to wait to sow diverse mixtures featuring clover & herbs, ...

Sam Out and About

Posted: 11th March 2019

Pre-season, Sam popped in to see a couple of local farmers... A deer breeder near Aylesbury needed some advice with overseeding to improve productivity and legume content in the sward, so we’ve now created a bespoke mixture of grasses and clovers to be oversown this spring. Sam also visited ...

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