As the year turns we are starting to plan the year ahead. The first two course dates are in the diary – a Peening Workshop on Sunday 3rd April and an Introductory Scythe Course on Saturday 28th May. More dates to follow soon! For more information on either course, see
Due to the demand we have had for both Introductory Scythe courses and Peening workshops this year we have decided to add two extra dates. The additional Introductory Scythe course will be on Wednesday 16th September. The additional Peening and Sharpening Workshop on 30th August, a perfect opportunity to give
What a busy end to the week we had last week! Thursday and Friday were a mad rush to finish off and bring in the hay that we had saved from the rain last week and that which had been cut on the Introductory Scythe Course on 4th July. Then
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 the way the scythe is being used in the UK. Steve Tomlin’s new book “Learn to Scythe” is just that. It
Phil got back from the West Country Scythe Festival last night. He was back out mowing for hay first thing this morning. Essential parts of an early morning mowing kit! Coffee sweetened with honey from our own bees As usual, much fun was had at the scythe festival and during
What unusual hay making weather it has been. The wind has blown from all four quadrants and has now settled in the North. We have had at least two June grass frosts this week, including one last night (emergency fleece has been deployed in the garden to protect tender crops!).