Seeds & Seed Mixes

About Native Seed Mixes

Seed mixes are an economical choice for areas of 1000 square feet or more. A seed mix installation takes at about three years to fully mature ...

When to Seed

A fall seeding over-winters on a natural schedule and emerges in spring when conditions are right...

Choosing a Seed Mix for Your Site

It is important to determine the general soil type and soil moisture for each area that you intend to plant, in order to select the seed mix(es) that are best for your site conditions

Seed Mix Establishment Guide

The following guidelines, based on our experience, will take you through the steps of a successful seed mix installation, for most situations...

Seed Stratification Guide

The exposure to cold, damp conditions over the winter is natures "moist stratification" process...

Factors that Affect Seed Germination

On occasion, we are asked "Why didn’t my seeds germinate?" The following notes cover some of the important factors, both general and specific, of prairie seed germination.

Timing a Prescribed Burn

This article addresses the main differences between burning the prairie in spring and fall, and when it might be preferable depending upon the scope of your objective.

Controlling Canada Goldenrod in a Prairie Restoration

Canada Goldenrod a native perennial that commonly invades prairie restorations. These methods of control include two organic methods, and two chemical methods.

Prairie Management Articles

Additional resources for planning and maintaining a native prairie seed mix …

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