Field Margins

Grass Seed Mixtures to enhance the environment. These mixtures can be suitably adapted for Entry Level Stewardship ELS and Higher Level Stewardship HLS. 

ELS and HLS specifications can be quoted on request. 

ELS mixture selection chart

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KMG ELS1 Buffer Strip & Beetle Bank

  • Managed as low intensity grassland and can be used to create new habitats. Cocksfoot is included as a clump forming specie creating areas for birds and other mammals to nestle down for cover and nesting purposes
  • Grass seed suitable for ELS: EE1 EE2 EE3 EE7 EE8 EE9 EF1 EF7 EJ9
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 20% Timothy
    15% Meadow fescue
    10% Cocksfoot
    35% Creeping red fescue
    20% Tall fescue
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KMG ELS2 Buffer Strip & Field Corner

  • Managed as low intensity grassland, offers particular benefit to wildlife. Contains fine-leaved grasses allowing wild flowers to establish creating a habitat for insects and other small mammals.
  • Grass seed suitable for ELS: EE1 EE2 EE3 EE7 EE8 EE9 EF1 EJ9
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 20% Timothy
    20% Meadow fescue
    20% Tall fescue
    20% Creeping red fescue
    20% Chewing's fescue
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KMG ELS3 Buffer Strip - 10m

  • Managed as low intensity grassland, similar to ELS2, but includes several wild flowers as advised by Natural England. Would be cut August/Sept to allow wild flowers to disperse seed back into the sward. May require cutting March/April also.
  • Grass seed suitable for EE4 EE5 EE6 EE7
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 40% Strong creeping red fescue
    20% Chewing's fescue
    20% Slender creeping red fescue
    10% Sheep's fescue
    5% browntop bent
    1% Birdsfoot trefoil
    1% Selfheal
    1% Ox-Eye daisy
    1% Yarrow
    1% Common Knapweed
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KMG ELS4 Undersown Spring Cereals

  • The addition of a grass/legume mixture undersown in the cereal crop will reduce the need for agrochemical inputs; increase the diversity of habitat provided in the field and benefit farm wildlife.
  • Grass seed suitable for EG1 EJ2
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 50% Perennial ryegrass - intermediate
    40% Perennial ryegrass - late
    10% White clover
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KMG ELS5/A Wild Bird Seed Mixture

  • For Autumn Sowing
  • This option will provide important food resources for farmland birds, it is "rotational option"and can be moved around the farm. This is a biennial mixture
  • Wild Bird seed mixture suitable for EF2
  • Pack size 20 kg. Sowing rate 40 kgs/ha

          40% Winter Triticale

          30% Winter Barley

          20% Winter Vetch

          10% Forage Rape 

KMG ELS6 Nectar Flower Mixture-premium enlarge image
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KMG ELS6 Nectar Flower Mixture-premium

  • Sowing an area of flowering plants into the farmed landscape will boost the availability of essential food sources for a range of nectar-feeding insects, including butterflies and bumblebees.
    This premium mixture has the addition of Musk Mallow and Common Knapweed wild flower species.
  • Seed mixture suitable for EF4
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 40% Sainfoin, 15% Red Clover, 20% Vetch, 16% Alsike, 5% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 1.5% Musk Mallow, 2.5% Common Knapweed   
 
 


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KMG ELS7 Nectar Flower Mixture

  • Sowing an area of flowering plants into the farmed landscape will boost the availability of essential food sources for a range of nectar-feeding insects, including butterflies and bumblebees.
  • Seed mixture suitable for EF4
  • Pack size 20kg. Sow minimum 20kg per hectare
  • 20% Vetch
  • 40% Sainfoin
    20% Red Clover
    15% Alsike
      5% Birdsfoot Trefoil
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KMG Pollen & Nectar

  • Includes 20% of pollen and nectar rich species to attract wild birds, insects, butterflies and bees - red clover, alsike, birdsfoot trefoil, sainfoin, common vetch, black medic
  • 80% grass species that are slow growing with attractive seed heads - meadow fescue, creeping red fescue, cocksfoot, timothy, tall fescue, smooth stalked meadow grass
  • Previously known as BS15 Pollen & Nectar
  • Sowing rate: 20 kilos - 40 kilos per hectare. Pack size - 20 kgs
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KMG Wildflower Meadow & Field Margin

KMG Wildflower Meadow & Field Margin is a lower priced mixture designed for introducing wildflowers, legumes and grasses into larger areas.

  • Grasses, legumes and wildflowers form the basis of this long term environment enhancing mixture.
  • Provides a rich habitat for invertebrates, birds and small mammals.
  • Can be sown on its own or in conjunction with our other wildflower mixtures.
  • Contains eight species of grass, 5% wildflowers and 5% legumes: Common Knapweed, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Self Heal, Lady's Bedstraw, Red Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, White Clover & Wild Carrot.
  • Sowing rate: 50kg per hectare. 20kg pack sows 4000sq/m (approx one acre)

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KMG Species Rich Wild Grass Mixture

  • Contains sheep's fescue, timothy, crested dogstail, meadow fescue, rough-stalked meadow grass, smooth-stalked meadow grass, creeping red fescue, bentgrass, cocksfoot, yorkshire fog, sweet vernal grass and wavy hair grass
  • Suitable for field margins and buffer strips
  • A species rich blend suitable for most soil types
  • A good companion mixture for adding wildflower seeds
  • Provides a food source for many insects and butterflies
  • Sowing rate: 20 kilos per hectare. Pack size: 20 kilos 
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KMG Towable Spreader BS-6000

  • One of our professional models. 
  • Can be towed behind a vehicle and coupled with its large capacity and rain cover, this spreader is ideal for sowing large areas and quantities. 
  • Suitable for ride-ons and quads.
  • Unbeatable quality for this price
  • Broadcast spreader
  • 60 Kg capacity with rain cover
  • Spreading width up to 3.5 metres (with flow control)
  • Fully enclosed gearcase with greased fitting with large 15" turf tyres

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