Add a Beebomb to your order and Help Bring the Bees Back!
Hand made in Dorset, Beebombs are a mix of 18 British wildflower seeds, fine, sifted soil and locally sourced clay. The seeds are native species and designated by the Royal Horticultural Society as “Perfect for Pollinators”
HOW TO BEEBOMB
Beebombs are designed to ensure creating a diverse and thriving wildflower meadow, could not be easier.
Dorset Wildflower Bee Bombs need no gardening skill, no tilling or sowing in the traditional sense. Just throw your Bee Bombs onto cleared soil and await the blossom of colour and return of native bee and butterfly species.
I tend to say ‘cleared soil’ as wildflowers are slow growers compared to grasses and perennial weeds. This means that they can be out-competed at the critical early stages.
In terms of coverage, one pack of Beebombs, covers 21 square foot or 2 square meters.
Bee Bombs can be scattered throughout the year, the clay protects them until they are ready to germinate. There are diverse opinions on this around the world and many say spring and autumn are particularly good times to start them growing. From experience, it doesn’t seem to make a lot of difference in the long run, although I am still testing.
Around 20% will start flowering in the first year. Biennials and Perennials in the mix will start blossoming in the 2nd year.