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TIN 038 – Seed sources for grassland restoration and re-creation in Environmental Stewardship


Old note, now archived, from 2006, but with useful advice on sourcing seed for flower-rich grassland restoration on farmland. Includes the importance of considering natural regeneration as a first option, situations when natural regeneration may or may now work, and the importance of sourcing seed from local provenance.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem creation
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem restoration


  • Farmland
  • Grassland

Challenges addressed

  • Biodiversity

Source | Natural England

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