Based on UNH research, this fact sheet provides a detailed description of site preparation methods, species selection, planting and establishment requirements for a perennial meadow habitat. The meadow provides floral resources for pollinators all season long as well as other ecosystem services.
Download the Resource for the complete fact sheet (12 pages with many photos).
Why Plant Wildflowers?
Choosing a Site
Seed Mixes and Species Selection
Site Preparation - the key to success!
Planting - When and How
What to Expect
Long Term Changes and Maintenance
An overview of site prepartion plots at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station - UNH research farm.