Learning to Scythe in the Hay Meadow

Learning to scythe in the hay meadow

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How to Make Scything a Pleasure

A scythe and the right conditions can turn cutting grass from a chore to a joy The edges of our forest garden…

When to Mow your Wildflower Meadow

RHS Chelsea Flower show starts next week. And we will soon begin hay making with our annual “Chelsea Chop” Conventional advise has…

Spring Cleaning with the Scythe

At last the grass is growing! Spring has been slow to get underway this year, but now it has the garden is…


Field Names of Wales – Enwau Caeau Cymru

Field names are much more attractive and memorable then Welsh Government identifying numbers. One of the benefits of learning Welsh is a…

Top Field in the snow

Planning your Meadow Management

Although it does not feel like it, spring will be upon us soon. Whether you have acres of grassland or a wildlife…

Mowing paths for a labyrinth in 2017

Planning a busy summer

What better way to spend a cold January day then laying plans for Summer? ….and it looks like it will be a…


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.