With the lighter mornings there is time to slip in a bit of work before breakfast. Here’s Phil using a scythe to tidy up the grass around the annual veg beds. Another useful opportunity to assess the Falci Model 128 blade.
Here is Phil mowing a grass track that runs between the fenced boundary of the top hay field and a developing forest garden area. He is using a 75cm Profisense blade and mowed the approximately 100m track in little over an hour. This track is mowed two to three times a year. The clippings produced are used as mulch in the garden. In winter, the … Continue reading Things We Do With a Scythe 2: Mowing Trackways
The grass mowing season began for us yesterday, with Phil taking his scythe out with him to mow the grass in an extensive garden in a nearby village. A Low Impact Gardener’s Bike Phil gardens for several people around us, all within walking or cycling distance which suits our generally car free lifestyle perfectly. Above is a picture of his bike, loaded up and ready … Continue reading The Grass Mowing Season Begins