Contractors and sources of seed

Contractors offering grassland management services or machinery for hire

Peter Tierney
Green Hay Strewing advice and contractor with pedestrian and tractor machinery

TEL: 01873 860376

Matt Cobb 
Environmental work including grassland, tree and scrub management using pedestrian equipment including BCS Bank Commander with flail, scythe, rowing up attachments and baler.


TEL: 01981 251903/ 07936 396436

Environmental Landcare – James Davies
Contracting service including scrub management, pollarding, coppicing, hedge planting woodland and grassland management


TEL: 07920 054844

Dave Smith 
Tree surgery, hedge planting and laying advice

TEL: 01432 266937 / 07905 849842

PA Environmental and Gardening Services 
Meadow topping, harrowing, green hay strewing, tree surgery, woodland management, hedge laying, small fencing jobs, ponds and ecological surveys.


TEL: 07922 668694

Andrew Bower – Herefordshire Meadows Group member 
Opico grass harrow, chain harrow, flail topper, tractor and driver for occasional hire in parishes bordering Hentland and Hoarwithy.

TEL: 01432 840400

Sources of native and local provenance seed, green hay, plugs and plants

Suppliers of wildflower and meadow seed mixtures, tree and shrub seeds from Shropshire based firm.

TEL:  01939 210638

Hereford Hay Exchange 
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust, Natural England and Herefordshire Meadows are working in collaboration to put species rich meadow owners in touch with those needing a seed source for meadow creation and restoration projects. If you have hay to donate or sell or f you’re looking for local source of hay or seedplease contact Andrew NIxon or Caroline Hanks and complete a simple form to join the confidential database we are building up.

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust also has a brush seed harvester that is being renovated for future hire. Contact details


TEL:  01432 356872

British Orchids 
Suppliers of native orchid plants and advice on how to grow orchids in your meadow. Contact Suzanne Noble

TEL:  07585150845 / 01531 671004

Suppliers of native provenance wildflower and meadow seed mixtures and packs of seed of individual plant species.

TEL:  01553 829028

Formerly operating in Herefordshire this company is now based in Northants supplying native plants and plugs

TEL: 07730302826

Flora locale 
Directory of suppliers of native provenance wildflower and meadow seed mixtures, trees, shrubs etc .

We are putting together a more extensive list of contractors for grassland and other habitat management. Please Contact Us if you have any suggestions or requests. Complete our Meadows Machinery survey to tell us about or to be put in touch with people in your part of Herefordshire who have similar machinery needs and might collaborate to share / purchase / block book contractors etc.