Our hay meadows thrive

Each year our three hay meadows continue to develop. Long dormant orchids and other flowers are emerging from sleep to re-populate our fields, now allowed to grow without any artificial additives.

Back hay meadow

View across our back hay meadow

Orchid with Buttercups

Orchid with grasses and buttercups

Shy Orchid hides amongst Buttercup admirers

A shy orchid surrounded by sheltering buttercups


The Hay Meadow is looking good

Front hay Meadow

The hay meadow shortly before mowing


Hay Meadow

Lady's Smock or Cuckoo Flower, (Cardamine Pratensis), has appeared in our hay meadow, of which more later.

Lady's Smock