FAQs - Our Heritage Seed Balls

What sorts of wildflowers do you use in your seed balls?

We use a unique combination of 21 varieties of UK native wildflowers (or seven varieties in the shorter wildflower variety mix). As a result, they are suited to the British climate & are ideal to support bees, butterflies & other insects. If you would like to choose you own mix, however, please contact us.

What if my wildflowers don't grow?

As above, we use a mixture of 21 varieties of UK native wildflower seeds. This means that they are suited to growing in this climate, and gives them the best chance of success. Further, we have chosen seeds which are suited to a range of different conditions (e.g. drier, damper, sunnier, shadier, sandy, chalky etc), and so whatever the destination of your seed balls, a wide range of flower types should grow. Due to the huge range of variables, however, we are never able to guarantee the success of wildflower growth.

What if I don't have a garden?

Our seed balls can be spread in your garden, in a place which was special to your loved one, or planted in a planter on your balcony, windowsill or other similar place. 

We have now developed a special mix which contains seven shorter wildflower variety seeds, which you can view here. This mix is ideal for planting on balconies, in planters & window boxes.

If using a planter, just make sure that it provides good drainage, to ensure that the soil does not become waterlogged. 

Can I order multiple bags of seed balls, to send to friends & family?

Yes! We can produce as many bags of seed balls as you & your loved ones need. Just choose the appropriate number, when ordering from our Shop page.

How should I store my seed balls?

We recommend planting your seed balls within 12 months of receipt, to get the best out of them. If not planting them immediately, please store in a cool (not cold), dry, dark place e.g. the back of a cupboard. It is important to avoid moisture, as well as extremes of temperature (e.g. from the sun, radiators, or from frost).

What if I don't want to plant my seed balls right away?

As above, it is absolutely fine to keep your seed balls for 12 months before you plant them. For best results, however, please follow the above advice.

How many seed balls are in each bag?

Unless you make a specific request, there will be 10 seed balls in each bag. As these are natural products, however, and produced by hand, this will sometimes result in a few extra seed balls. You will, however, always receive the minimum number of seed balls you have ordered.

Can I choose the varieties of flowers for my seed balls?

Yes! We are happy to work with you to get the right flowers for your seedballs. Please see the Special Requests page for more information. Please note, prices may vary, depending on the options chosen.

What are “seed balls, "seed bombs", "bee bombs"? 

Seed balls can be made out of a range of ingredients, but always contain seeds. Our seed balls contain a unique combination of British wildflower seeds, chilli powder (to keep birds & insects away during growth), clay & peat-free compost (to ensure an appropriate pH level for ideal growth), to create bespoke seed balls, mixed with the ashes of your loved one (whether beloved person or special pet). By spreading our seed balls, you are helping to restore biodiversity. 

How are our seed balls different from others? 

Our heritage seed balls are made by hand, in Worthing, West Sussex, by our family business. They are made in small batches, with love and care, using natual ingredients. 

How long will it take for my seed balls to arrive?  

We aim to send all orders within 2 working days.

How do I get the best out of my seed balls?  

1. Soak seed balls in warm water for 10 minutes 

2. Scatter seed balls onto loose soil (ideally during Spring, when the hard frosts have passed, and in a sunny spot, if possible) 

3. For extra protection of your flowers, place chicken wire over the area (if possible) 

4. Water regularly

5. Watch your beautiful flowers grow! 

Refund Policy

Any product may be returned to us within 14 days, so long as it is unopened and in its original condition. In the event of any problem, please get in touch with us & we will work with you to try & resolve it. Please see our policies on our Home Page.

Special Requests

Please see our "Special Requests" page. 

What are the seed balls made from? 

Our unique combination of seeds, chilli powder (to keep birds & insects away during growth), clay & peat-free compost.


Please note, the success of the flowers is dependent on conditions, and successful growth therefore cannot be guaranteed. 


Remember – small objects (including seed balls) can represent a choking hazard, especially to babies & young children! 

Terms & Conditions 

Our Terms & Conditions apply to any order placed with us. Please see our policies in on our Home Page.

Other Questions

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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