The Little Gardener's Guide — flowers

Growing Ladybird Flowers

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The ladybird flower is a type of poppy with bright red petals and big black splodges! It will also drop its own seeds into the ground, so you’ll see it come back year after year.

It’s a ‘hardy annual’, meaning you can sow it as late as Autumn and the seeds will survive the winter, giving you a head start on next year’s gardening and a much earlier bloom.

 

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your plant through it's lifecycle.

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Growing Wildflowers

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20% of all wildflower species are now listed as endangered. We continue to build on our green spaces, leaving fewer places for these beautiful plants to bloom. They need our help! See our guide to flower bombing to help liven up public spaces - but the best way to go about this is to lend a corner of your garden to these amazing flowers!

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your wildflowers!

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Flower Bombs

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Flower bombs (also known as seed bombs or earth dumplings!) are a fun and super easy way of doing restoring wildflowers back to their natural habitat. It really is as easy as throwing them into a nice open space, then nature will do the rest!

Our handy guide will show you how to make them as well as how to use them in a responsible manner!

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Seed Cards

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Every item sent out from Mucky Knees HQ includes an extra little gift. The little info card in your packet of seeds, or the thank you card in your package is made from 100% recycled, biodegradable paper. Nice eh? That’s not the best part though! These are magic cards!

This guide will show you how to plant your card and turn into pretty wildflowers.

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Growing Forget-Me-Not

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Forget Me Not produces tons of lovely blue flowers, looking great in flower beds or window boxes! It’s a biennial plant, meaning it will last for two years. That’s two whole Summer’s of bright blue, buzzy bee attracting loveliness!

This guide shows you how to grow it from seed and care for it through its lifecycle.



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