EK21 Legume and Herb Rich Sward (Whole field option)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Low Fertiliser Input
Contains enough N fixing legumes to be self sufficient requiring no fertiliser input.
 
Medicinal Properties
Plants with high mineral content and anthelmintic (anti-worm) properties to reduce vet and med bills and improve animal health.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
Ref: MIXEK21. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EK21, GS4
This all round mixture promotes biodiversity, creates habitats, produces pollen and nectar and is also a superb soil conditioner and top quality forage. It contains deep rooting species which are drought resistant and also draws up micronutrients from deep within the soil. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Herb
Legume
Wild Flower
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£7.34 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Legume and Herb Rich Sward (Whole Field Option) 70% Organic

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Low Fertiliser Input
Contains enough N fixing legumes to be self sufficient requiring no fertiliser input.
 
Medicinal Properties
Plants with high mineral content and anthelmintic (anti-worm) properties to reduce vet and med bills and improve animal health.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
Ref: MIXOK21ORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OK21
This all round mixture promotes biodiversity, creates habitats, produces pollen and nectar and is also a superb soil conditioner and top quality forage. An option for temporary grassland, this ley is a rotational option so can be moved around the farm. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Herb
Legume
Wild Flower
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£8.48 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Flower Rich Margin (AB8)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXAB8. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: AB8
This mixture of traditional, non competitive grasses and wild flowers creates a flower-rich field margin. The species included will provide an important habitat and foraging sites for invertebrates (including wild pollinators) and farmland birds. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Wild Flower
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£11.36 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Autumn Sown Two Year Legume Fallow

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
Ref: MIXAB15. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: AB15
This Countryside Stewardship mix provides pollen & nectar for pollinators, as well as providing a blackgrass break. It should be cut at least twice during year 1 to reduce blackgrass plants heading. It should be retained for 2 years. On dry land the perennial ryegrass could be changed to the drought tolerant cocksfoot grass. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Legume
Wild Flower
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 13.2kg/acre (33.0kg/ha)

£5.96 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Autumn Sown Bumblebird Mixture

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: MIXAB16. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: AB16
Designed for the Countryside Stewardship Scheme, it will provide food resources for farmland birds and nectar feeding insects, including butterflies and bees. A mixture of flowering and seed bearing plants should be established after harvest but before 7th September, it should be retained for 2 years. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Legume
Wild Flower
Brassica
Cereal
Other
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£7.30 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

One Year Winter Bird Food Survival Mixture

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: MIXSM. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EF2, AB9
This mixture should be sited on field margins or adjacent to hedges or woodland. It contains a range of species which provides food for birds including finches and sparrows. The mixture can be sown from late April until June. It is essential to sow into a warm, well-prepared seedbed which is free of weeds. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Brassica
Cereal
Other
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 5.0kg/acre (12.5kg/ha)

£4.60 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

One Year Winter Bird Food Survival Mixture 70% ORGANIC

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: MIXSMORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OF2
This mixture should be sited on field margins or adjacent to hedges or woodland. It contains a range of species which provides a food source for birds. The mixture can be sown from late April until June. It is essential to sow into a warm, well-prepared seedbed which is free of weeds. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Brassica
Cereal
Other
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 5.0kg/acre (12.5kg/ha)

£4.97 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Two Year Wild Bird Seed Mix Triticale, Kale, Quinoa & Fodder Radish

 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: MIXWBSS. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EF2, AB9
This mix includes cereal and quinoa for the first winter, while kale provides late seed in the second winter. It is a good food source for wild birds and is reliable if managed properly, as well as being more economical. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Brassica
Cereal
Other
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£3.70 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Two Year Wild Bird Seed Mix 70% ORGANIC - TRITICALE SEPARATE

 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: MIXWBSSORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OF2.

This mixture includes cereal and quinoa to provide food for farmland birds in the first winter, while kale provides late seed in the second winter. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Brassica
Cereal
Other
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£3.93 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

The Operation Pollinator Mix Just Legumes

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Low Fertiliser Input
Contains enough N fixing legumes to be self sufficient requiring no fertiliser input.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: MIXOP. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EF4, AB1
Approximately 50% of all ELS pollen and nectar areas have been sown with the Operation Pollinator seed mix. It is a mixture of legumes without grasses to provide a flower-rich area. The use of this mixture on heavy soil types is a good option where sown grasses can become dominant. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Legume
Wild Flower
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 5.0kg/acre (12.5kg/ha)

£10.16 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Pollen & Nectar Just Legumes 70% ORGANIC

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Low Fertiliser Input
Contains enough N fixing legumes to be self sufficient requiring no fertiliser input.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: MIXPNJLORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OF4
Approximately 50% of all ELS pollen and nectar areas have been sown with the Operation Pollinator seed mix. It is a mixture of legumes without grasses to provide a flower-rich area. The use of this mixture on heavy soil types is a good option where sown grasses can become dominant. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Legume
Wild Flower
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 5.0kg/acre (12.5kg/ha)

£12.17 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Floristically Enhanced Permanent Pollen & Nectar Margin

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXFEM. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EC24, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE9, EF1, HE10.
This is a long term pollen & nectar mix. It is more expensive than legume-based mixtures but lasts for many years. It contains non-aggressive grasses and nine native wild flower species which are commonly found on most soils. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Wild Flower
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£16.78 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Pollen & Nectar Flower Mix Grass & Legume Margin

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
Ref: MIXPN. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EE1, EE2, EE3, EE9
The mixture below is designed for ELS Pollen & Nectar margins but can also be used for HLS. It is best on light soil and lasts for around four years. Excellent for bumblebees and butterflies. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Legume
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£6.13 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Pollen & Nectar Flower Mix Grass & Legume Margin 70% ORGANIC

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Nitrogen Fixing
This item contains leguminous species, which naturally fix Nitrogen from the air into the soil.
Ref: MIXPNORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OE1, OE2, OE9
The mixture below is designed for ELS Pollen & Nectar margins but can also be used for HLS. It is best on light soil and lasts for around four years. Excellent for bumblebees and butterflies. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Legume
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£7.52 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Field Corner Mix

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXNEC. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EF1, EE12. A mixture of fine-leaved grasses and wild flowers to be sown on awkward areas within arable fields. This mixture is slow to establish, but after the first establishment year there is a show of flowers which will provide interest for insects, birds and mammals. These areas are best distributed evenly around the farm. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Wild Flower
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£12.14 / kg

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Units Kg

Buffer Strip Grass Margin Mix Two, Four or Six Plus Metre

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
Ref: MIXGM. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EJ5, EJ9, EE8, EC24, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE9, AB3
An ideal mixture for buffer strips on cultivated land. It is suitable for all soil types and creates habitat for small mammals, invertebrates and birds. Its other main purpose is to protect vulnerable areas, such as water courses, from agrochemicals and fertilisers. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£5.68 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Buffer Strip Grass Margin Mix 70% ORGANIC

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
Ref: MIXGMORG. OELS/HLS Codes: OJ5, OJ8, OJ9, OC24, OE1, OE3, OE9, OE7
An ideal mixture for buffer strips on cultivated land. It is suitable for all soil types and creates habitat for small mammals, invertebrates and birds. Its other main purpose is to protect vulnerable areas, such as water courses, from agrochemicals and fertilisers. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£7.21 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Beetle Bank Tussocky Grass Margin

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXBB. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EJ5, EJ9, EE7, EE8, EC24, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE9
This mix provides a dense, tussocky sward. They may be cut several times in the first year for annual weed control but, once established, are cut only to prevent the encroachment of scrub. Sow in spring or autumn at a depth of less than 1cm. Minimum sowing rate of 25 kg per hectare. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£5.34 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Beetle Bank Tussocky Grass Margin 70% ORGANIC

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXBBORG. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: EJ5, EJ9, EE7, EE8, EC24, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE9
This mix provides a dense, tussocky sward. They may be cut several times in the first year for annual weed control but, once established, are cut only to prevent the encroachment of scrub. Sow in spring or autumn at a depth of less than 1cm. Minimum sowing rate of 25 kg per hectare. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£6.54 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Recreating Grassland

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXRG. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: HK7, ED2
The mixture is suitable for sowing on most soil types ranging from clays to calcareous. The mixture provides grass for grazing or hay production. This long-term mixture is best sown from mid March until mid September. The small seeds should be surface sown onto a fine, firm seedbed and rolled. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£5.52 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Recreating Grassland 70% ORGANIC

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXRGORG. OELS/HLS Codes: HK7, OD2
This mix is suitable for sowing on most soil types ranging from clays to calcareous. Frequently this type of mixture provides grass for grazing or hay production. This long-term mixture is best sown from mid March until mid September. It should be surface sown onto a fine, firm seedbedand rolled. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£7.20 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Species Rich Parkland Grassland Low Maintenance

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXPGLM. ELS/HLS/CSS Codes: HK7
A slow growing and more manageable seed mixture for those with low requirements from permanent grassland. This mixture can be grazed periodically or topped to keep a tidy appearance. Sow between March and early May or August and late September. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 16.0kg/acre (40.0kg/ha)

£8.03 / kg

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Units AcHaKg

Species Rich Parkland Grass Low Maintenance 20% ORGANIC

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MIXPGLMORG. OELS/HLS Codes: HK7
A slow growing and more manageable seed mixture for those with low requirements from permanent grassland. This mixture can be grazed periodically or topped to keep a tidy appearance. Sow between March and early May or August and late September. Derogation required. Mixture Contents...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Grass
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 16.0kg/acre (40.0kg/ha)

£8.86 / kg

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Units AcHaKg