Establishing a Wildflower Meadow from Seed [fact sheet]

Diverse meadow wildflowers in bloom

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).

Sections include

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

site preparation plots

An overview of site prepartion plots at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station - UNH research farm.

 

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Anna Boudreau
State Advisory Council Chair, Natural Resources Steward and NH Coverts Cooperator