If you are interested in planting wildflowers, here is a one page briefing on site selection, site preparation, and site management.
Pure Live Seed
Some seed is sold by the bulk pound and some seed is sold by the PLS (pure live seed) pound. Generally, grass seed is sold by PLS pounds and field seed, wildflowers, turf, and wildlife seeds are sold in bulk pounds.
Need to know when to plant? Fertilize? Aeration? What about herbicides? Click More for our advice on Turf management.
Sling & Pack
Here is a great example of a sling & pack setup for planting native grass seeds. Look through the photos to see how this simple system can transform an area in one season!
There are a lot of different ways to plant seed. The four primary principles to remember are 1) Always plant on freshly disturbed soil. 2) Establish a firm seedbed. 3) Don't plant too deep. 4) Develop the root system.
Seeders & Drills
Setting seeders can be tricky. Here are some tips for setting seeders in general, using broadcast seeders, and using drills.