Beetle Banks (AB3)

The range of mixtures below comply with Countryside Stewardship Schemes in 2021 for AB3 Beetle Banks. These mixes will create habitats for beneficial insects and pollinators such as bumblebees, farmland birds and small mammals.

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FS Beetle Bank with Cocksfoot (AB3)

Description
FS Beetle Bank with Cocksfoot (AB3)

Description

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB3 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2
  • Ideal for the creation of 2 metre tussocky grass ridges
  • Beetle banks should run from one side of an arable field to the the other
 
Sowing rate: 20kg/ha 
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

25% Timothy, 5% Hard Fescue, 10% Cocksfoot, 20% Tall Fescue, 40% Strong Creeping Red Fescue
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £95.00
5-20 Save 5% £90.00
21+ Save 10% £85.00

FS Beetle Bank without Cocksfoot (AB3)

Description
FS Beetle Bank without Cocksfoot (AB3)

Description

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB3 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8
  • Provides nesting habitats for insects and farmland birds
  • Dense cover for invertebrates and pollinators 
 
Sowing rate: 20kg/ha 
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

30% Timothy, 5% Hard fescue, 20% Tall fescue, 35% Strong Creeping red fescue, 10% Chewing's fescue
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £96.00
5-20 Save 5% £91.00
21+ Save 10% £86.00

FS Species Rich Wild Grass Mixture (AB3)

Description
FS Species Rich Wild Grass Mixture (AB3)

Description

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB3
  • Can be lightly grazed if required 
  • Wide range of species and heights to attract varied bids and small mammals 
 
Sowing rate: 20kg/ha 
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

25% Strong Creeping Red Fescue, 15% Meadow Fescue, 8% Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass, 10% Hard Fescue, 2% Yellow Oatgrass, 15% Chewing's Fescue, 6% Sheeps Fescue, 10% Tall Fescue, 5% Highland Bent, 4% Smaller Cats-Tail
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £143.00
5-20 Save 5% £135.00
21+ Save 10% £128.00

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