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Bumblebee - Margin Mix Seeds

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2975
  • Pack Contents: Sufficient Seed For A 50ft / 15m Row

Bumblebee Margin Mix is a natural aid to pollination, attracting bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects to your plot. Both honey bees and bumblebees gather pollen and nectar from the flowers they visit. Unfortunately, under modern, intensive farming bees have lost both foraging and nesting areas.

Pollen and nectar plant species, once a central part of rotations, are no longer common. Bee populations have been devastated in the past few years, both by cold wet springs and disease.

To substantially improve pollination, Marshalls have created this special mix. Containing Borage, Phacelia and Essex Broad Red Clover, a row of Bumblebee Margin Mix planted in the vegetable garden can significantly improve pollination and crop yields.  

Bumblebee Margin Mix can also be sown in late summer for use as a green manure.  Dig into the beds as a completely natural way to increase fertility, supress weeds and add valuable humus to your soil.

Features

  • Attracts Bees

Growing Calendar for Bumblebee - Margin Mix Seeds

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Bumblebee - Margin Mix Seeds 1020-2975

Attracts Pollinating Bees and Insects  

 

SOW OUTDOORS - April- October thinly, direct into the required flowering position,½in (1cm) deep. Keep soil moist at all times.

THIN OUT - Overcrowded plants as required.

HEIGHT - 24-36in (60-90cm) . 

 

TIP - Bumblebee Margin Mix can also be used as a green manure.

 

15-Aug-2016
Rating:5

Excellent

06-Jul-2016
Rating:5

Excellent service, well packaged and arrived on time. Seeds were fab, excellent quality most germinated and now producing fruits after only 1 month. Really pleased will repurchase again. Excellent service, well packaged and arrived on time. Seeds were fab, excellent quality most germinated and now producing fruits after only 1 month. Really pleased will repurchase again.

15-Jun-2016
Rating:5

Seeds are growing nicely so far.

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