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Autumn mowing to restore balance.

Continue reading… / Posted on 10 September 2018,
Category: Advice

Scythe and Grassland Courses and Events 2018

With the right training in scythe use and sharpening a good scythe is a surprisingly economical and efficient tool for mowing small to modest areas of grassland. Here are some courses and events which can help equip you with the skills you need.

Continue reading… / Posted on 15 June 2018,
Category: Events

The plight of the solitary bee

Wild solitary bees are probably the most numerous and efficient pollinators of crops and wild plants. Yet compared to the more conspicuous and well known bumblebees and domesticated honey bees they receive very little attention for the work they do: solitary bees largely go about their business un-noticed.

Continue reading… / Posted on 20 April 2018,
Category: News

Yellow Rattle Springwatch 2018

Continue reading… / Posted on 21 March 2018,
Category: News

Horses, wild flower and herb rich meadows, and buttercups

Diverse flower rich grassland offers grazing animals a naturally healthy and balanced mixed diet which is much closer to the ancient natural grassland these animals evolved to eat.

Continue reading… / Posted on 05 February 2018,
Category: Advice

Winter Talks

To help alleviate the winter gloom Richard and Donald are each presenting a talk looking forward to spring and summer when wild flowers will once again brighten up our countryside and gardens.

Continue reading… / Posted on 09 January 2018,
Category: Events


Continue reading… / Posted on 01 January 2018,
Category: News

Sow in snow?

Continue reading… / Posted on 01 December 2017,
Category: News

Native Seed Conference at Kew Gardens

Emorsgate Seeds recently participated in, and presented at, an International Native Seed Conference at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. It is the first conference of its kind in decades (probably since a founding meeting in 1982 when wild seed growing in Britain and Europe, and Emorsgate Seeds, were just starting up).

Continue reading… / Posted on 24 October 2017,
Category: News

Monty Don on Scythes

Continue reading… / Posted on 20 October 2017,
Category: News

Cricklade revisited

We are very pleased to announce the return of one of our most celebrated mixtures: Cricklade North Meadow mixture.

Continue reading… / Posted on 10 October 2017,
Category: News

When is the latest time to sow seeds in spring?

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 12 April 2017,
Category: News

Yellow Rattle Springwatch 2017

Yellow rattle germination in meadows "on time" this Spring.

Continue reading… / Posted on 09 March 2017,
Category: News


Continue reading… / Posted on 08 February 2017,
Category: Events


Continue reading… / Posted on 01 February 2017,
Category: Events

The ancient art of rake making

Continue reading… / Posted on 14 November 2016,
Category: News

Yellow rattle spring watch 2016

Spring in our open meadows, as marked by the germination of yellow rattle seed, was confirmed on Good Friday March 25th; almost three weeks later than usual.

Continue reading… / Posted on 25 March 2016,
Category: News

Richard’s scythe workshop

Continue reading… / Posted on 07 March 2016,
Category: News

Wild flower and grassland training events 2016

Continue reading… / Posted on 11 February 2016,
Category: Events

RSPB Nature's Home magazine feature

Continue reading… / Posted on 29 January 2016,
Category: News

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