BeeMat Pre Seeded Mats
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 (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!
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.
BugControl 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.
ButterflyMat (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.