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GS8 - Species Rich Grassland

Flower-rich grass mixtures complaint with GS8 under the 2021 Countryside Stewardship Schemes. These mixes help create grasslands whilst including a range of plants and nectar-producing flowers, all of which benefit beneficiary insects and pollinators.

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IPM2 / AB8 Flower Rich Margin & Plots (FS1)

Description
IPM2 / AB8 Flower Rich Margin & Plots (FS1)
7-10 Day Delivery

Description

  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI): IPM2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB8 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2 
  • Encourages farmland birds to forage within the mix 
  • Nectar-rich flowers throughout summer months 
 
Sowing rate: 20kg/ha
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

40% Strong Creeping Red Fescue, 25% Chewings Fescue, 15% Hard Fescue, 5% Smooth Stalk Meadow Grass, 3.75% Berseem Clover, 3.75% Common Vetch, 3% Crimson Clover, 2.5% Red Clover, 0.5% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 0.5% Ribwort Plantain, 0.25% Lucerne, 0.25% Yelow Trefoil, 0.25% Yarrow, 0.25% White Clover
Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship

Flower Rich Margins and Plots
Provides habitat and foraging sites for pollinators, farmland birds and invertebrates - these include Yellowhammers, Bumblebees, Solitary Bees and Hoverflies. 

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB8 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2 
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £127.00 £6.35/kg
5-20 Save 5% £120.00 £6.00/kg
21+ Save 10% £114.00 £5.70/kg

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NUM3 / AB15 2-3 Year Sown Legume Fallow (FS6)

Description
NUM3 / AB15 2-3 Year Sown Legume Fallow (FS6)
5-7 Day Delivery

Description

  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive: NUM3 (static), NUM2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB15 GS8 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 WT1 WT2
  • For schemes that began in 2021 onwards 
  • Provides an abundant supply of nectar-rich flowers to attract beneficial insects 
 
Sowing rate: 15-20kg/ha 
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

55% Common Vetch, 15% Red Clover, 10% Crimson Clover, 12.5% Sainfoin, 2.5% Lucerne, 2.5% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 2.5% Black Medick
Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship

Two Year Sown Legume Fallow Mix (2021 Schemes onwards)
Provides a rich source of pollen and nectar for pollinators including Bumblebees, Solitary Bees, Butterflies and Hoverflies. As well as invertebrate chick food for farmland birds between April and July. 

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB15 GS8 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 WT1 WT2
  • For schemes that began in 2021 onwards
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £137.00 £6.85/kg
5-20 Save 5% £130.00 £6.50/kg
21+ Save 10% £123.00 £6.15/kg

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NUM3 / AB15 2-3 Year Sown Legume Fallow with Ryegrass (FS6/G)

Description
NUM3 / AB15 2-3 Year Sown Legume Fallow with Ryegrass (FS6/G)
5-7 Day Delivery

Description

  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive: NUM3 (static), NUM2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB15 GS8 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 WT1 WT2
  • Ryegrass reduces flowering blackgrass whilst providing an abundant supply of nectar-rich flowers to attract beneficial insects 

Sowing rate: 15-20kg/ha 
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

40% Perennial Ryegrass, 35% Common Vetch, 5% Crimson Clover, 8% Sainfoin, 2.5% Alsike Clover, 2.5% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 2.5% Lucerne, 2.5% Black Medick
Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship

Two Year Sown Legume Fallow Mix (2021 Schemes onwards)
Provides a rich source of pollen and nectar for pollinators including Bumblebees, Solitary Bees, Butterflies and Hoverflies. As well as invertebrate chick food for farmland birds between April and July. Inclusive of Ryegrass aimed at reducing blackgrass populations.

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB15 GS8 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 WT1 WT2
  • For schemes that began in 2021 onwards
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £127.00 £6.35/kg
5-20 Save 5% £120.00 £6.00/kg
21+ Save 10% £114.00 £5.70/kg

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SAM3 / GS4 Herbal Ley (FS2)

Description
SAM3 / GS4 Herbal Ley (FS2)
5-7 Day Delivery

Description

  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI): SAM3
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS1 GS4 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2 
  • A mixture containing grasses, legumes, herbs, and wildflowers 
  • Provides habitat and food for beneficial insects and pollinators 
 
Sowing rate: 20kg/ha
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

40% Perennial Ryegrass, 20% Strong Creeping Red Fescue, 10% Vetch, 8% Meadow Fescue, 7% Timothy, 5% Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass, 5% Red Clover, 2% Persian Clover, 1.25% Lucerne, 0.5% Sheep's Burnet, 0.25% Sheep's Parsley, 0.25% Plantain, 0.25% Yarrow, 0.25% Black Medick, 0.25% Birdsfoot Trefoil
Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship

Legume and Herb-Rich Swards
A vigorous sward that's inclusive of legumes and herbs, suitable for productive cattle and sheep. Also providing habitat and food for invertebrates and pollinators as well as improving soil structure and water infiltration.

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS1 GS4 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2 
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £127.00 £6.35/kg
5-20 Save 5% £120.00 £6.00/kg
21+ Save 10% £114.00 £5.70/kg

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AB16 Autumn Sown Bumble Bird Mixture (FS7)

Description
AB16 Autumn Sown Bumble Bird Mixture (FS7)
5-7 Day Delivery

Description

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS8, GS14, AB16
  • Supplies small seeds during winter months for farmland birds 
  • Rich in pollen and nectar for beneficial insects
 
Sowing rate: 50kg/ha
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

34% Winter Triticale, 34% Wheat, 8% Linseed, 7% Common Vetch, 5% Crimson Clover, 3% Gold of Pleasure, 2% Fodder Radish, 2% Kale, 1% Alsike Clover, 1% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 1% Lucerne, 1% Phacelia, 1% Red Clover 
Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship

Autumn Sown Bumblebird Mix 
Provides important food resources for farmland birds sich as tree sparrow and corn bunting as well as providing a rich source of nectar for Butterflies, Solitary Bees, Hoverflies and Bumblebees. 

  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS8, GS14, AB16
Pack quantity
20kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £82.00 £4.10/kg
5-20 Save 5% £77.00 £3.85/kg
21+ Save 10% £73.00 £3.65/kg

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FS Countryside Delight Flower Seed Mixture, AB8, GS4, GS8

Description
FS Countryside Delight Flower Seed Mixture, AB8, GS4, GS8
5-7 Day Delivery

Description

Contains over twenty species of native wildflower species and farmland crops to create a bright, vibrant display and habitat that'll provide a full summer of colour.

Specially formulated to provide winter food and shelter for birds and small mammals as well as pollen and nectar for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Sowing rate: 3g/sqm
Overseed grassland at 2-3kg per ha for AB8, GS4, GS8
Mixture Details

Mixture Details

Gold of Pleasure 5%, Ox Eye Daisy 6%, White Campion 3%, Common Agrimony 5%, Corn Chamomile 5%, Corn Cockle 12%, Cornflower 7%, Corn Marigold 3%, Borage 3%, Buckwheat 10%, 7% Vetch, Dwarf Sunflower 10%, Yellow Blossom Clover 4%, Red Clover 5%, Crimson Clover 5%, Birds Foot Trefoil 5%, Yarrow 5%
Pack quantity
1kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £63.00
5-20 Save 5% £59.00
21+ Save 10% £56.00

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