We’ll be taking scythes along to this lovely community event in Carmarthen this Saturday, 4th March. Come along and say hello!
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 course dates – see here for details, more dates to follow soon. Of course before we get to the New Year there is Christmas to … Continue reading Learn to Scythe in 2017
There are many reasons that the Austrian style scythe has risen to prominence in the British scythe revolution. It’s lightness and ease of use make it attractive, as does the fact that high quality equipment is still being made and can be bought, allowing you to get out and get mowing quickly and easily. It is not so easy to get started with the English … Continue reading The English Scythe
Looking for something a little different for a Christmas or Birthday gift? We offer gift vouchers for our Scythe Courses and Scythe Kits. A Scythe Course Gift Voucher costs £50 and will allow the recipient to book a place on one Introductory Scythe Course at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust in 2015 A Scythe Course and Kit Gift Voucher costs £195 and includes: The opportunity … Continue reading Gift Vouchers for Scythe Courses and Scythe Kits
Our first Introductory Scythe Course of the season is coming up on Saturday May 24th. While it is perfectly possible to become a good mower without going on a course, I thought I would let you know what we think can be gained by attending a course. Some people are “hands-on” learners. You can read about how to put a blade on a scythe, or … Continue reading The Value of Attending a Scythe Course
Looking for something a little different for a Christmas or Birthday gift? We are now offering gift vouchers for our Scythe Courses and Scythe Kits. A Scythe Course Gift Voucher costs £50 and will allow the recipient to book a place on one Introductory Scythe Course at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust in 2014 A Scythe Course and Kit Gift Voucher costs £195 and includes: … Continue reading Gift Vouchers for Scythe Courses or Scythe Kits Gift
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 barn for lunch! I do believe, though, that the weather men are promising us a … Continue reading Social Mow on Sunday 15th July will happen, whatever the weather!