Tag Archive for meadow walk

National Meadows Day walk on 6th July

On National Meadows Day on 6th July, the rain passed SW Herefordshire just in time for us to have a great view from Urishay across the Golden Valley on our visit to Tom and Catherine Oliver at Urishay Court. Thanks to them for hosting us and to neighbouring farmer, David Morgan, who joined us to talk about the challenges of… Read more →

Evening Meadow Walk at Bythan

On Monday 24th June, the weather finally delivered for our first evening meadow walk of the year. The event was kindly hosted by Hilary Hillier at Bythan, Avenbury, who has been restoring grassland for 20 years using a variety of methods including green hay, local provenance seed and plug planting with great success. One of the fields visited during the… Read more →

Meadow Walk and Native Anthotype Exploration

Join us for our first evening meadow walk of 2024 where we explore the wonderful meadows at Bythan courtesy of Hilary Hillier. We will have the opportunity to visit fields which were selected as new Local Wildlife Sites in 2022 as well as visiting a 2019 restoration site.  Joining us for the evening will be Ledbury based artist Paul Ligas… Read more →

August Newsletter

Welcome to our August Newsletter.  After a dry month and record-breaking heat in June we have been treated to one of the wettest Julys on record, and a very difficult year for making hay.  Our seed harvesting plans have also been very disrupted, but with the occasional dry day we have managed to harvest from all our intended donor sites… Read more →

National Meadows Day – Herefordshire’s Coronation Meadow 10 years on

National Meadows Day is Plantlife’s annual event held at locations around the country each Summer to celebrate our magnificent meadows.  This event at Hurstans, led by Herefordshire Meadows, is a chance to visit one of the original coronation meadow project restoration sites. Seed from the county coronation meadow, Joan’s Hill was introduced in 2013 and in 2022 the site was… Read more →