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Mr Fothergill’s RSPB range

RSPB Flower Carpet for Bees Mix. Picture; Mr Fothergill's

Extended seed choice for the birds

Good news for bird-loving gardeners – Mr Fothergill’s range of seeds endorsed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), has been extended to 27 varieties and added to the main seed collection.

All varieties are a source of pollen for pollinators or food for garden birds.

Among the most distinctive are the hummingbird hawk-moth’s favourite Valerian, Verbena bonariensis for butterflies, bees and birds and Teasel, with its spiky seed heads that birds love.

Since the range launched in 2014, Mr Fothergill’s has raised £29,360 for the RSPB.

Wildlife-friendly gardens

Seed supplied is enough to have created approximately 73.6 hectares of wildlife-friendly gardens, an area equivalent to one-third of the RSPB’s Sandy Nature Reserve – The Lodge.

The RSPB, the country’s largest nature conservation charity, is inspiring everyone to give nature a home and help protect British wildlife.

You can buy single variety packets or three different flowers mixes endorsed by RSPB experts, containing 20g of wildflower seed – one each for birds, bees and pollinators/beneficial insects, price £5.99.

The range will be stocked in all RSPB shops, major garden centres and Mr Fothergill’s stockists at £1.75 or visit www.mr-fothergills.co.uk.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.


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