Advice

Haytime 2017

Continue reading… / Posted on 20 June 2017,
Category: Advice


Equinox - a time to 'spring clean' meadows

Continue reading… / Posted on 21 March 2017,
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80 Yellow rattle sowing days left until Chistmas

Continue reading… / Posted on 06 October 2016,
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Autumn mowing to restore balance.

Continue reading… / Posted on 03 October 2016,
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Autumn sowing deadlines 2016

Continue reading… / Posted on 01 October 2016,
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Autumn Sowing Deadlines 2015

Continue reading… / Posted on 06 October 2015,
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Spring sowing: timing and deadlines

We are often asked to advise on the best time to sow wild flower seed, and what is the latest time in spring you can sow and still expect results?

Continue reading… / Posted on 10 April 2015,
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50 yellow rattle sowing days left until Christmas!

Continue reading… / Posted on 03 November 2014,
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Haytime

Each year brings a different series of challenges to hay making. The main challenge is often when to time the hay cutting to get the best from wild flower meadows. After a mild winter and damp spring here our meadows are quite advanced and lush, urging us to get on and 'make hay whilst the sun shines'. Parts of our meadows are however still full of flowers and buzzing with insects. Our answer to this perennial dilemma is not to rush in and cut the whole meadow, but to start mowing in bite sized sections. We have now started mowing the most advanced areas a bit earlier than usual, and will cut in sections until we complete all hay making by the end of August.

Continue reading… / Posted on 08 July 2014,
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Spring mowing reduces grass vigour

Continue reading… / Posted on 09 April 2014,
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Autumn mowing to restore balance

Continue reading… / Posted on 25 October 2012,
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Flowering lawns - give your mower a holiday!

Continue reading… / Posted on 06 June 2012,
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Autumn sowing deadlines 2011

Continue reading… / Posted on 18 October 2011,
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DRY SPRING SOWING UPDATE

Continue reading… / Posted on 15 April 2011,
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A time for sowing

Continue reading… / Posted on 04 March 2011,
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Lammas day in cornfields

Continue reading… / Posted on 21 July 2010,
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Spring sowing tips 2010

Continue reading… / Posted on 10 April 2010,
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How to get cornfield annual plots to flower again in 2010 - new video

Continue reading… / Posted on 28 October 2009,
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Autumn sowing deadlines

There is still time to sow wild flower and meadow seed mixtures. The current long spell of fine settled weather over much of Britain means that autumn sowings should continue to be possible right through to the end of October.

Continue reading… / Posted on 10 October 2009,
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May sowing update

Cornfield annuals sown in March and April have germinated well and are making good progress.

Continue reading… / Posted on 15 May 2009,
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