Herbiseed Brief Technical Guides

Herbiseed Brief Technical Guides aim to summarise elementary information on some weed-related topics to assist newcomers to that topic. These very simple leaflets are available on the website www.herbiseed.com or by e-mail from info@herbiseed.com .

 

  1. Creating ponds and wetlands
    The basics of digging a pond, installing a liner and putting water plants in their appropriate situations
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  2. Land preparation for landscape contractors
    Advanced preparation of sites for establishing grass and wildflower mixtures
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  3. Wildflowers in field margins
    Establishing wildflowers in field margins to improve biodiversity and gain additional benefits
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  4. Wildflower lawns and meadows for home gardens
    Simple instructions for the hobby gardener on how to establish a wildflower lawn or meadow in even the smallest garden
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  5. Wildflowers between flagstones
    A list of low-growing wildflowers suitable for establishing on flagstone or brick paths
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  6. Ready-made wildflower mixtures
    A list of ready-made wildflower mixtures to suit different soil types and different objectives
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  7. Infill specification for landscape contractors
    Mainly for landscaping of industrial and civil-engineering sites to which a variety of soils and subsoils are being imported
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  8. Wildflower sowing for landscape contractors
    site preparation, seed sowing and subsequent management
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  9. Wildflower species for particular habitats
    A list of common wildflowers together with their preferred soil type and situation
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  10. Short list of widely tolerant species.
    A list of the few wildflower species which will grow in a wide variety of habitats
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  11. Larval food plants to attract butterflies and moths to your garden
    of larval food plants for a range of attractive butterflies and moths
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  12. Field margins and wildlife conservation
    Opportunities for using field boundaries to sustain wildlife particularly on arable farms
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  13. Landscaping with annual wildflowers
    Poppies and cornflowers produce a rapid and spectacularly colourful visual impact
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