We have just finalised our scythe course dates for 2013. We will be running several Introductory courses, a Peening and Sharpening workshop and a Mowing Workshop for the more experienced mower. See our courses page for more information.
Practicing scything and sharpening techniques before heading off to the field to mow, WalesSeptember has been an interesting month for scythe courses. First off, on 8th September we taught a Beginners Scythe Course in Guernsey. It has been an interesting challenge, convincing the folk of the island to give the … Continue reading The Scythe Renaissance in Guernsey and in Wales »
This Sunday, 15th July is our Social Mow and Haymaking day at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust (see previous post for details.) The event will go ahead as planned, pretty much whatever the weather does – the grass is easier to mow wet anyway and we have a nice dry … Continue reading Social Mow on Sunday 15th July will happen, whatever the weather! »
Grass falling to the scythe during our social mowing event in 2010We would like to invite you to join us for our annual Mowing and Haymaking day at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust on Sunday 15th July. This is a free event, a chance to meet fellow scythers, share your favourite … Continue reading Social Mowing and Haymaking Day at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust »
Learning to sharpen the scythe with a stoneAfter all that rain, the sun shone on us for our first Beginners Scythe Course of the season. In the morning, eight enthusiastic students learnt how to set up a scythe then practised mowing the grass in one of our paddocks, while our … Continue reading May Scythe Course in the Sunshine »
Scythe Cymru will be having a stand at the first ECOFAIR at the National Woolen Museum, Drefach Felindre on Saturday 10th March. The fair is open from 10am until 3pm. We will be available to chat about all aspects of scythe use, as well as having a selection of scythe … Continue reading Seeds and Scythes »
We now have a selection of Austrian-style scythes, blades, peening and sharpening equipment available to buy. We would be happy to advise you on what equipment is best for your circumstances. Please contact us for more details
Our 2012 Scythe course programme is now finalised – see the “courses” section of our website for more details.
We are just finalising our course dates for 2012. As well as courses for beginners and a Peening and Sharpening workshop, we will be holding a Scythe Workshop, aimed at those of you who already have scythes but would like help to get your scythe working better for you. Look … Continue reading 2012 Scythe Course Dates Coming Soon! »