Projects and case studies from hydroseeding contractors on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • RMB Hydroseeding: Road embankments hydroseeded with DOT mix
    Road embankments hydroseeded with DOT mix
    RMB Hydroseeding
    RMB completed the hydroseeding of roadside slopes with a DOT grass seed mixture. Due to the poor soil conditions, a biostimulant treatment was used to aid establishment and encourage healthy plant growth
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Seeding / hydroseeding, Northumberlandia earth sculpture
    Seeding / hydroseeding, Northumberlandia earth sculpture
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    Northumberlandia is an earth sculpture that was commissioned by Banks Mining using the artist Charles Jenks to design a human female form sculpted into the landscape, measuring 34 metres high and 400 metres long, and using...
  • RMB Hydroseeding: Seed mix with organic fertiliser counters lagoon erosion
    Seed mix with organic fertiliser counters lagoon erosion
    RMB Hydroseeding
    Winter-Active seed mix with organic fertiliser was applied at a new attenuation lagoon which had been created as part of flood alleviation works at Chipping Sodbury. The sides of the lagoon are sealed with an innovative...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Wildflower hydroseeding for Solihull County Council
    Wildflower hydroseeding for Solihull County Council
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    CDTS worked alongside Solihull County Council to complete preparation and wildflower hydroseeding for a total of 31 sites across the borough. Various types of site were included in the project.
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Hydroseeding a counter-terrorism bund at football ground
    Hydroseeding a counter-terrorism bund at football ground
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    CDTS Ltd were instructed by ID Verde to hydroseed a recently formed bund which was struggling with germination. The bund forms part of the counter terrorism measures at the Liverpool football ground on Anfield Road.
  • RMB Hydroseeding: Revegetating a shady slope with nutrient-deficient soil
    Revegetating a shady slope with nutrient-deficient soil
    RMB Hydroseeding
    RMB Hydroseeding applied Biotic Earth soil amendment with a mixture of tall and hard fescues and perennial ryegrass and slow-release organic fertiliser on a steep, shaded slope at a community centre in Glyncoch, South Wales.
  • RMB Hydroseeding: Wildflower and native grass hydroseeding, A417
    Wildflower and native grass hydroseeding, A417
    RMB Hydroseeding
    Over 10 miles of new carriageway and 10 hectares of adjacent land including The Bowl was hydroseeded with a special wildflower seed mix. The A417 (Brockworth Bypass) now links Gloucester with Cirencester and gives the city a...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Hydroseeding for Banks Mining's Bradley site
    Hydroseeding for Banks Mining's Bradley site
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding undertook the hydroseeding at Banks Mining’s Bradley site in County Durham. In order to get the hydroseeder around this potentially difficult site a combination of equipment was needed,...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Rapidly established grass sward, Bolesworth Estate
    Rapidly established grass sward, Bolesworth Estate
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    CDTS was contacted by the Bolesworth Estate to provide a solution to rapidly establish a grass sward to the embankments surrounding the site's new show jumping arena in advance of its first international event in mid June...
  • RMB Hydroseeding: Hydroseeding, former steel works, Ebbw Vale
    Hydroseeding, former steel works, Ebbw Vale
    RMB Hydroseeding
    On a site that was chosen as home for the 2010 National Eisteddfod of Wales, over 200,000m2 of hydroseeding was completed on sloped and flat areas using a broad range of project specific seed mixes that included both...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Hydroseeding of special moorland grasses at wind farm
    Hydroseeding of special moorland grasses at wind farm
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    Clyde is the largest windfarm in the UK. CDTS was contracted by Blackwells to hydroseed over 1 million square metres of special moorland grasses. Hydroseeding was used to restore the soil disturbed by the installation of the...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Hydroseeding - Chester Racecourse
    Hydroseeding - Chester Racecourse
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    A steep bank that had previously been turfed at Chester Racecourse had failed due to dry conditions. CDTS was consulted and advised the client that the bank could be hydroseeded for a fraction of the cost. The bank was duly...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Hydroseeding, Abberton Reservoir
    Hydroseeding, Abberton Reservoir
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    Originally constructed in the 1930's, Abberton Reservoir is situated four miles to the south west of Colchester. Covering an area of over 1200 acres and the 4th largest reservoir in England, it is a SSSI, an SPA (Special...
  • RMB Hydroseeding: Establishing vegetation on road verges at wind farm
    Establishing vegetation on road verges at wind farm
    RMB Hydroseeding
    Carraig Gheal Wind Farm is located approximately 8km west of Kilchrenan in Argyll. The 20-turbine project developed by GreenPower has a combined capacity of around 46MW - sufficient to supply 32,000 Scottish households with...
  • Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding: Wildflower mixes sown at Cambridge Guided Busway
    Wildflower mixes sown at Cambridge Guided Busway
    Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding
    At 25km, the Cambridge Guided Busway that connects Cambridge with St Ives and Huntingdon, is the longest one of its type in the world. Specially adapted buses run on a combination of normal road and within pre-cast concrete...