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The Role of Phosphorus & Potassium in Native Prairie Restoration

Inorganic Fertilizers and the Role of Phosphorus and Potassium in Native Prairie Restoration   At Bamert Seed, we take immense pride in cultivating a love of the land that spans generations. We love to see the same thing happen to our team members. That’s why we are excited to share insights from a project conducted […]

The Best Texas Wildflower Seeds for Pollinator Habitats

International Wildflower Week takes place June 17th through June 23rd. But, one week of recognition hardly seems like enough for such an impactful species of plant. Wildflowers are a pillar of any ecosystem, and essential for creating pollinator habitats. Maybe you’re building a new housing complex and want to incorporate native flowers that improve your […]

Controlling Weeds When Establishing Native Grasses

Controlling weeds is crucial during the initial stages of establishing native grasses. Weeds compete aggressively for resources and can significantly hinder the development of young native plants. Our team This post explores effective strategies for managing weeds to ensure the successful establishment and growth of native grasses. Understanding Weed Competition Weeds are not just unsightly; […]

Is Irrigation Necessary When Establishing Native Grasses?

Many of our customers have begun planting native grasses, and one of the most common questions we get this time of year is “How much do I need to irrigate?”. Because this question is so common and so important, we wanted to address it thoroughly.  It’s important to know how much irrigation is required when […]

What is Pure Live Seed (PLS) for Reclamation Projects?

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While reclamation projects have no set window or time frame, they are more frequent in the spring. A successful planting and establishment is necessary to move on to your next project. This makes buying and planting high-quality seeds a crucial component of successful reclamation. However, choosing the right seeds can be confusing, especially when you’re […]

The Southeast Texas Native Seed Mix

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Southeast Texas is an area with a unique ecological challenge. It’s an area that can be plagued by periods of significant wet and dry, making it difficult to identify the steps to take to achieve ecological balance.  However, it’s just the kind of challenge that native seed was grown to solve, and we were honored […]

Grow with Us: Take Our Survey & Get Free Shipping

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We want to make sure that the content we offer you online through our blog, emails, social, and more, fits your needs.  With that in mind, our team has created a short survey. It should not take more than five minutes to fill out. (We’ve tested it). Take the Survey Here This survey will provide […]

Winter Planning for Spring Reclamation & Conservation Projects

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Mother Nature always knows best. As much as possible, we try to follow her lead and learn from her example. One of her best lessons is the importance of rest, both for the land and for us. While a season of dormancy might feel counterproductive, it leads to growth. During the cold winter months, the […]

Reclamation Project Planning with Seed-Spec

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Quickly and Easily Identify Site-Specific Native Seed Blends Reclamation projects are complex scenarios. Beyond managing crews, deadlines, and budgets, there is the importance of identifying the right species for a location. Many regulations around reclamation or revegetation require that an operator or land owner submit a reclamation plan well in advance. But how do you […]

Cover Crops and Nurse Crops for Reclamation and Revegetation

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One of the many lessons learned from Mother Nature is the importance of seasons. Her natural cycles of germination, growth and fruition, harvest, and rest (or dormancy) prove to be as close to perfect as possible in cultivating healthy stands of grasses, forbs, and legumes; to providing wildlife with appropriate nutrition and shelter at the […]