World Vegan Day – 1st November
October 31, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

The 1st November is the 20th World Vegan Day, and this year it also marks the 70th Anniversary of The Vegan Society, and the term ‘veganism’.
The day was set up to bring vegans across the …

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BeeMat Pre Seeded Mats

Submitted by on March 14, 2014 – 2:48 pmNo Comment

We’ve four exciting new products to offer you that will help you do your bit for the environment; Bee Mat,  Bird Mat, Bug Control Mat and Butterfly Mat.

BeeMat BeeMat (NF004) is a biodegradable pre-seeded growing mat that controls weeds. It contains mixed flower seeds that have been carefully chosen to provide nectar and pollen for bees, especially in the autumn when other flowers have finished. Almost a third of all the food grown in the world depends on pollination by bees. We all know that bees pollinate our strawberries and apples but few of us realise they are essential for crops like soybean and oil seed rape that are used as animal feed. Einstein once said that if the bees disappeared off the surface of the globe, man would have only four years to live!


BirdMat
Bird Mat (NF083) is a ready-seeded biodegradable mat that contains a diverse range of native annual and perennial wild flowers specifically designed to attract Birds into your garden. The mat includes Quinoa, Corn Marigold, Linseed, White Millet, Phacelia, Purple Coneflower, Teasel, Sorrel, Salad Burnet, Knapweed and more subject to seed availability.


Bug MatBugControl Mat (NF056) is an easy way of controlling weeds and insect pests such as aphids and caterpillars without the use of pesticides by attracting beneficial insects. The ready seeded mat uses companion planted herbs to protect the cut and come again leafy salad crops, and high nectar flow flowers attract predatory insects.


Butterfly MatButterflyMat (NF044) is a ready-seeded biodegradable mat that contains a diverse range of native annual and perennial wild flowers specifically designed to attract butterflies into your garden. The mat includes Chrysanthemum tricolour, Ragged Robin, Cornflower, Fleabane, Knapweeds, Yarrow, Corn Camomile, Hawkweed, Wild Marjoram and Red Campion.

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