100% Native Sourced
Tried & Tested, Wildflower Seeds.
Ireland's Oldest Wildflower Seed Business
Mr Sandro Cafolla
Design By Nature - Wildflowers.ie
Carlow. (Co Laois)
reduced prices by 20%
"After a great 21' harvest, prices are reduced for many seed
mixtures. Some are dearer due to demand and pandemic supply chain
Hours: 10am to 12.30, Mon-Friday.
Sales Ph:056 4442526.
We are mail order and use
Email to issue quotes
DAFM - Dept' of Agriculture - Registered
Native Species Seed House
Native Sourced Irish
Wildflower Seed Grower,
Harvester, Supplier, Processor, Mixer and Packer.
3 year Warranty, terms
apply (see below)
Supplying You with Seed that Grows
Biodiversity in every
Sack of Seed.
supply Nationwide, to Public and Trade
Order, Rapid ÁnPost Delivery
Barcode 'Track and Traceable'.
Contact Us and 'GET
Clear Market Leader:
Established 1987, We farm grow wild sourced native flora. In 1990 we
established the National Irish Wildflower
Seed Collection, By 2022, 30,000+ Irish customers.
Employees, 10 Farmers, 3 to 5 ton production from 300 acres+
Handing On Our
Heritage. Since 1990,
we supplied over 4000 H.a of Native wild flora to our wonderful
customers. That's 60 tons of
wildflower seed, about 75 Billion large seeds and 180 trillion small
are even teaching our competitors to grow wildflowers so that the
industry can grow quicker.
Sandro Cafolla t/a Design By Nature
for Nature: Ireland's
first native seed
in Carlow and Laois.
grow 22 H.a of intensively managed crops
and over 145 H.a of extensively meadow crops
seed is all produced as HVNF, some SAC,
more natural farming, a touch of organic symbol
farms and a few conventional low input farms.
In some crops we use small amounts of
herbicides in most crops, no inputs at all.
have a positive Carbon footprint its -net Zero.
We sequester 107,359 tons of Carbon per year
We consume 34,600 tons of Carbon per year, Not including our trees and
purchases helps keep us as the leading independent,
Non funded, Direct Action, plant species based conservation organization
Unlike all others we always have been a 'Socially orientated micro SME' who has always spoken
first for nature, we directly 'act' to save species
to thousands of customers, and that we are Ireland's
longest lasting social business, we use all profits in protecting biodiversity and saving
us and 'GET
you send an email, please put our email address
in your friends list, so our response does not
go into your trash or spam.
Nations Decade on ecosystem-restoration 2021-2030 this link
opens a PDF download from EU
Scientific proof that wildflowers protect nature
Groundbreaking advice and Product Success is
We are the world first business to established to protect nature.
we are teaching the Irish and European seed industry
about the importance of wildflowers and how to grow crops and keep them
Cv: Representing Ireland Inc for Bord Bia. Brand Image.
Irish first advisor on Biodiversity to our Government. Training Teagasc, the Farmer and the Irish Seed Industry.
Saving Species growing Ecologies.
Free advice & successful meadows to over 60,000 Irish Gardeners, thousands of farmers, schools and tidy-towns.
Customers incl: Most Co Councils, OPW, NPWS, Coillte, BnMona, Musgraves, Keelings, Intel,
HSA, Most recent Infrastructure project : N59 Road and Sligo By Pass
supply advice and seeds for roadways plantings, land-caps, Solar and wind-farms, extraction industries,
Biodiversity for Social responsibility in Food, Pharma and IT sectors.
nature, re-wilding Ireland
Helping you sow and grow your Irish Garden
ask for Irish native 'provenance' as many seed sellers import
and sell them alongside our native Irish seed
wild source hand
picked quality perennials
across Ireland on Irish Farms.
Totally Irish Provenance Certified Seed.
by DAFM in Ireland and EU Legal.
Handing On Our
We are the
FIRST and ONLY
Irish Producer and Grower of
Irish Native provenance
wild and farm grown Flora.
We guarantee all seeds, if you control the weeds
supply a seed cert and instructions with all packs
and a 3 year guarantee, with support".
Wildflower seed mixtures are beautiful,
inspirational, great for wildlife
and amazing to 'Bee' around.
Wild flower meadow mixtures are far less
work than lawns,
Meadows save you lots of money and time.
Great Irish Horticulture
Irish provenance flowers can survive your local climatic
and protect local wildlife.
non-native plants. when you buy native sourced Irish species
flower at the same time as the wildlife that
visits the plants,
Imported wildflowers can bring
plant disease and pests to Ireland.
purchases also supports jobs in Ireland.
Our products are price competitive with EU. and UK imports.
products cannot be compared to USA imported flora
they are totally different, if a mix contain larkspur, calendula,
lupine, Californian poppy or many others such
not a native mix, even if it says wildflower,
are cultivated forms of wildflowers and not natives.
OF BREXIT IMPOSTER POSERS IMPORTING!!! Even
an Irish phone and address does not mean the firm or
the WILDFLOWER SEED OR PLANT stock is Irish. It
MUST SAY: Provenance: Native Irish, Sourced in Ireland and
Tested by DAFM.
NOR SHOULD IT BE A CERTIFIED AGRI-FORBE
as many are cheap CULTIVATED VARIETIES OF
IMPORTED WILDFLOWER 'types and varieties'' called Forbes and
are EU Certified for FOR FARM USE ONLY. Many
Irish sellers, are importing flora, that they called wild. it's not.
are mainly a mail order business serving the trade and public with
Seed mixtures. plants and individual species.We
are passionate about wildflowers.
other business produces Irish provenance
native flora. We
grow acres of wild sourced seed, we travel miles
find sources we can collect from. These
small wild seed lots are then propagated and
farm grown as crops
of our species are first harvested by hand.
crops we can take with combine harvesters, brush harvesters and our own bespoke methods.
the seed-head, chaff and seed is gathered,
transported, to our seed house, where its checked,
dried, sorted, straw is removed, chaff is removed,
winnowing and sieving it's then stored,
to be mixed
and packed, all in Ireland, for Irish growers.
are older than the oldest antiques, Brighter than the
Great Irish Horticulture
Native Sourced Irish
Wildflower Seed Grower, Harvester,
Processor, Mixer and Packer
DAFM Registered No: IECS-44
Vat No : IE 3656298P |
Business Reg: 109182
IECS-44-EC rules & standards
hectare ha, 10,000 m2 or 2.471 acres
One international acre is defined as 4046 square metres.
old' acre equals
about 4425 imperial
| 4,840 sq yards, | 43,560 sq feet