Tag Archive for meadow

Meadow Restoration One Year On

Thanks to everyone who joined us this week to see the progress of meadow restoration one year on. Many thanks to Hilary Hillier who kindly showed us around her lovely meadows at Bythan, and particularly the meadow she enhanced a year ago with seed from Plantlife’s Joan’s Hill reserve as part of the 2019 NRN pilot . It was great to… Read more →

Pollinator Meadows 2020 restoration – 10.3 ha COMPLETED AND ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR!

Pollinator Meadows 2020 restoration Work to restore and create 10.3 ha of flower rich meadows on the 6 sites which were part of the  Pollinator Meadows  2020 Project – a partnership with Plantlife and funded by the Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund has now been completed! Thanks to all who have been involved – donors and meadow makers and for… Read more →

OPPORTUNITY to purchase share in flower rich traditional orchard in Breinton Common

An opportunity for anyone who’d like to be involved in a meadow / orchard restoration project in a spectacular location in the Wye Valley. Seeking partner funders to join a small consortium to buy a remnant traditional orchard with flower rich pasture overlooking the River Wye and the Black Mountains. See  https://www.sunderlands.co.uk/farms-land/property/breinton-common-hereford-6002 The auction is on July 29th 2020 with… Read more →

A year in the life of a meadow

Meadow Diary  Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Manager Andrew Nixon is filming a video diary charting the seasons and species in his meadow, created at his Herefordshire garden. Part one filmed in late March 2020 is available to watch here. A great chance to see meadow plants early in the season   More installments coming soon.   Read more →

Meadow Making in 2019 – final summary

Thanks to The Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation we were able to support farms, smallholdings and community spaces to create and restore 49 ha of meadows in Herefordshire in 2019. This map shows where the fields are located around Herefordshire The farmers used a huge range of different restoration methods and have done plant and bee surveys on the field… Read more →