Preparing to reseed grassland

From soil assessments to choosing between an autumn or spring reseed, our resources will help you to plan for reseeding grassland.

What do I need to consider for a grassland reseed?

A grassland reseed can take some planning for successful results. There are many factors to take into account, and some of these are explored in more detail.

Soil assessment

Read our tips on how to soil test a field and assess soil structure.

Soil assessment prior to a reseed

When to reseed

Find out why soil conditions are important in deciding between an autumn or spring reseed.   

When to reseed – autumn or spring?


Find out why lime is important for a grassland reseed and the influence on nutrient availability.

Liming for a grassland reseed

Useful links

The latest grass growth and quality figures, along with the latest updates and resources.

Read the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Find out more about reseeding after a dry summer

How to graze new leys on the platform

Learn more about choosing seed mixes for grazing platforms