Learning to Scythe in the Hay Meadow

Learning to scythe in the hay meadow

Scythe Shop

Scything Courses

Peening a 75cm Profisense

Blade Peening Service


Preparing your new scythe blade

How to get your new blade ready to mow! All new blades come coated in a layer of lacquer to protect them…

The Scythe Association of Britain and Ireland

For those of you who have not come across it already, do pop over and visit the website of the Scythe Association…

Scythe Blade Bear Sticker

New Falci blades and Welsh Made Peening Benches

The Falci order is here! Despite the lashing June rain, we successfully took delivery of a pallet from Italy yesterday. For those…

Mowing a Lawn with a Scythe

We are often asked if it is possible to mow a lawn with a scythe. The answer is yes and there are…

Spring in the Meadows – Molehill bashing!

No scyther enjoys meeting a molehill whilst mowing. It interrupts the flow of your scythe strokes, and worse still, blunts your blade!…

A sea of Rough Hawksbit and some sorrel flowers

Covid-19 Update

The current COVID-19 crisis presents us all with unprecedented challenges. We are monitoring the situation very closely, following Government advice as it…

The Austrian Scythe is a light and versatile tool.

It is quiet, requires no petrochemicals to run and is enjoyable and easy to use.  We use a scythe instead of a strimmer or mechanical mower for everything from mowing meadows to clearing brambles, with equal if not better results and no uncomfortable mechanical vibrations.

We would like to share our skills, built up from many years of using the scythe in our garden, around the smallholding, hand hay making, teaching, talking and sharing.

We run courses to get you started on your scything journey or help you as you progress. In our shop we sell the same high quality equipment that we use. Through this website we share information about many aspects of scything, hand hay making and hand farming.