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Wild flower bed

Hello everyone, I have a small strip of a garden bed about 20ft x 2ft wide, this year in early spring I gave it a thorough digging and raking over then left it for a couple of weeks then sowed wild flower seeds, the results were fabulous and had loads of different wild flowers.
I would love your opinions as to when to cut back this years growth? Than you.


  • RoddersUKRoddersUK Swanwick - SouthamptonPosts: 455
    I think a week ago or so on Gardeners World, Monty cut his back.
    Wait for others to answer though!
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,950
    You need to wait until they've set seed. That depends on where you live and what your climate is like.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 2,916
    I wait until spring, as the growth helps protect the soil and all the seed heads can fall onto the ground.  Pull up all the dead plants and give it a raking and pull any weeds.  Then over sow with some fresh seed, to ensure a good mix again.  Then repeat whatever you did this year for success.  
    Utah, USA.
  • Hubby did it today
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