Category Archives: Hay

The Hay Making Season Begins!

The first few windrows in the early morning sun. With the sun out and shining, and promising to stay so for the rest of the week, the 2013 hay making season at the Trust has got underway. Awkwardly, we already had plans to be away over last weekend, meaning we could not start as early in the weather window as we would have liked. Philip … Continue reading The Hay Making Season Begins! »

Daily Hand Hay Making Blog

Hay making season is on it’s way! And it seems quite a lot of people are interested in making hay by hand. This summer we are planning to post daily updates of our hand hay making activities, showing the whole process from mowing to storing on hay racks or stacking in the barn. We normally start in the first good weather window after 15th July … Continue reading Daily Hand Hay Making Blog »

Mowing and Hand Hay Making Day at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

Join us on Sunday 21st July for our annual social mow on the wildflower meadows of Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. Meet fellow scythers, share mowing tips and tricks, learn about hand hay making techniques and building hay racks followed by a bring and share lunch. We will be mowing from 8am, join us when you can. Bring food to share. Overnight camping available. Volunteers welcome … Continue reading Mowing and Hand Hay Making Day at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust »