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Scything and Peening Workshops 2019 – more dates added

We have added more scythe course dates for the coming season, see below for details. There are courses for the beginner and the more experienced mowers. The first courses of the season are very popular, so book early! See below for details. If you will be traveling from further afield, you can find a list of local accommodation to suit all budgets here Right: Mowing … Continue reading Scything and Peening Workshops 2019 – more dates added »

Scything and Peening Workshops 2019 – first dates available

Mowing paths for a labyrinth in 2017

In dark, rainy November we are starting to plan for the next scything season. The first courses of the season are very popular, so book early! See below for details. If you will be traveling from further afield, you can find a list of local accommodation to suit all budgets here Right: Mowing in the Mist, June 2018 Introductory Scythe Course The first Introductory Scythe … Continue reading Scything and Peening Workshops 2019 – first dates available »

The Ultimate Scythe Course

The two day Improvers Scythe Masterclass is a fantastic opportunity to learn a lot more about the scythe and have some fun as well Why not come along? There are still a couple of places left on this year’s Improvers Masterclass, held in Muchelney, Somerset. The course runs from Friday 8th June – Saturday 9th June, followed by the annual West Country Scythe Festival and … Continue reading The Ultimate Scythe Course »

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 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 »

Extra Introductory Scythe Course Added

Learn to scythe

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 still have places on the Peening and Sharpening Workshop on Sunday 18th September. This is a great opportunity to get to grips with the art … Continue reading Extra Introductory Scythe Course Added »

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 have been pretty much full for a couple of weeks now. There is still room to squeeze a bit more on the top as the … Continue reading Wind blown windrows »