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Learn to Scythe in 2017

As Autumn turns to Winter we are already thinking ahead to the Spring and the start of the main scything season. Our 2017 gardening diary recently arrived through the post and some of the blanks have already been filled with … Continue reading

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Scything on Coast and Country (ITV Wales)

Back in August we spent an enjoyable day with Andrew from Coast and Country (ITV Wales), talking about scything and hand hay making. The piece will be going out this Friday 14th October at 8pm on ITV Wales. If you … Continue reading

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Extra Introductory Scythe Course Added

Due to demand, we have decided to offer one more chance to come and learn to mow with us this year. Our last Introductory Scythe Course for 2016 will be on Wednesday 14th September. See this page to book. We … Continue reading

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Wind blown windrows

Following on from good grass growing conditions in the spring we are doing well with our hay harvest. A heavier crop per acre combined with pushing the making during a good spell of weather in June means that the stacks … Continue reading

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Mowing in the rain

Mowing in full waterproofs, not what you might imagine when you are thinking about using a scythe. Nine brave folk happily took on the challenge on Tuesday during our wettest scythe course of 2016. The wet grass was cutting nicely … Continue reading

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Hay under the Hedge

Cae Mari Jones set up ready for a Scythe Course This morning Phil was doing more mowing in preparation for the Introductory Scythe Course we are running tomorrow. The field is now ready for the course participants to mow together … Continue reading

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