Thinking of buying a scythe for Christmas? Please place orders by Tuesday 17th December for delivery before Christmas. Orders received after this date will be dispatched after the Christmas holidays. For a little scything inspiration, here’s Phil giving the garden a spring tidy up on a frosty March morning. There are numerous techniques that can be used when scything in the garden. Mowing along edges, … Continue reading Christmas order dates (and a bit of scything inspiration)
We’ll be taking scythes along to this lovely community event in Carmarthen this Saturday, 4th March. Come along and say hello!
If you would like a scythe before Christmas, please place your order before 4pm on Wednesday 21st December. This will enable us to meet UPS’ last Christmas shipping date.
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
The 50 cm length of the Falci 128 Trimming blade is now back in stock, as is the 80cm length of the Falci 106 International Meadow blade. We also have received stock of The Scything Handbook from the publishers, which is now available to buy from the book section of the shop. Something to read during the lengthening autumn evenings perhaps?
You may remember that I mentioned that Bunny Guinness, regular contributor on Gardener’s Question Time (GQT), is a fan of the Austrian Scythe (see here). The GQT Summer Garden Party is being held at the National Botanical Gardens of Wales on 19th July. As it is not far from us we will be taking our scythe shop along and giving GQT listeners a chance to … Continue reading Gardeners Question Time Summer Garden Party
At last, there is a clear and concise guide to help you learn to scythe! There has long been a need for a guide that is in harmony with how the scythe is currently being used in the UK, and Steve Tomlin’s new book “Learn to Scythe” is just that. It gives instruction on every aspect of scythe use, from set up to good mowing … Continue reading Learn to Mow