GS4 - Legume and Herb Rich Swards

Grass, legume and herb mixtures to comply with Countryside Stewardship GS4 - Legume and Herb Rich Swards. Buy herbal ley mixtures online, apply for a trade account (we review all applications within one working day) or get in touch to place an order through your buying group. You can also request a catalogue to view our full range. 

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IPM2 / AB8 Wildflower Meadow Seed (CSS3)

Use this premium mixture for wildflower meadows, to provide rich habitat for butterflies, insects, birds & small mammals. Enhanced mixture to comply with IPM2 Sustainable Farming Incentive (Flower-Rich Margins) and AB8 Countryside Stewardship (Flower-Rich Margins and Plots).

  • An extended number of species of grass, legumes and wildflowers
  • Can be sown on its own or with other wildflower mixtures
  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI): IPM2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship AB8 GS4 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2
    Contains: 30% Strong Creeping Red Fescue, 10.75% Chewing's Fescue, 10% Hard Fescue, 10% Timothy, 10% Slender Creeping Red Fescue, 6% Smooth Stalk Meadow Grass, 5% Red Clover, 5% Sainfoin, 4% Sheep's Fescue, 2.5% Alsike Clover, 1.5% Ribwort Plantain, 1.5% Birdsfoot Trefoil, 0.75% Yarrow, 0.5% Meadow Foxtail, 0.5% Selfheal, 0.5% Oxeye Daisy, 0.5% Sheep's Sorrel, 0.5% Common Knapweed, 0.5% Wild Carrot
  • Sowing rate: 20kg/ha.

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SAM3 / GS4 Herbal Ley (CSS2)

Use this mixture for SAM3 Sustainable Farming Incentive (Herbal Leys) and GS4 Countryside Stewardship (Legume and Herb-Rich Swards), to establish a mixed sward of grasses, legumes and herbs and wildflowers.

  • A vigorous sward with abundant legumes and herbs, suitable for productive cattle and sheep 
  • Provides habitat and food for invertebrates and crop pollinators
  • Improves soil structure and water infiltration.
  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI): SAM3
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS1 GS4 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2
  • Contains: 40% Perennial Ryegrass, 20% Strong Creeping Red Fescue, 10% Vetch, 8% Meadow Fescue, 7% Timothy, 5% Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass, 5% Red Clover, 2% Persian Clover, 1.25% Lucerne, 0.5% Sheep's Burnet, 0.25% Sheep's Parsley, 0.25% Plantain, 0.25% Yarrow, 0.25% Black Medick, 0.25% Birdsfoot Trefoil
  • Sowing rate: 20kg/ha. Pack size: 20kg

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SAM3 / GS4 Overseeding Herbal Ley (CSS2/O)

Use this mixture for SAM3 Sustainable Farming Incentive (Herbal Leys) and GS4 Countryside Stewardship (Legume and Herb-Rich Swards), to establish a mixed sward of legumes and herbs into an existing grass sward.

  • Using our Overseeding Herbal Ley mix to comply with SAM3 and GS4, the existing grass swards must have 5 grass species in
  • If you have a sward with less than 5 grass species in, we recommend sowing our CSS2 Herbal Ley
  • Suitable for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI): SAM3
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): GS1 GS4 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2
  • Contains: 50% Sainfoin, 25% Red Clover, 10% Persian Clover, 8% Perennial Chicory, 2% Sheep's Parsley, 2% Sheep's Burnet, 2% Ribwort Plantain, 0.5% Yarrow, 0.5% Black Medick
  • Sowing rate: 10kg/ha. Pack size: 20kg

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