This Sunday, 15th July is our Social Mow and Haymaking day at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust (see previous post for details.) The event will go ahead as planned, pretty much whatever the weather does – the grass is easier to mow wet anyway and we have a nice dry barn for lunch! I do believe, though, that the weather men are promising us a … Continue reading Social Mow on Sunday 15th July will happen, whatever the weather!
Scythe Cymru will be having a stand at the first ECOFAIR at the National Woolen Museum, Drefach Felindre on Saturday 10th March. The fair is open from 10am until 3pm. We will be available to chat about all aspects of scythe use, as well as having a selection of scythe equipment for sale. We will also be running a SEED SWAP, so bring along your … Continue reading Seeds and Scythes
We now have a selection of Austrian-style scythes, blades, peening and sharpening equipment available to buy. We would be happy to advise you on what equipment is best for your circumstances. Please contact us for more details
Our 2012 Scythe course programme is now finalised – see the “courses” section of our website for more details.
Grass and the Art of Scything Our scything journey began in 2005. Penniless but keen, we managed to get a place on a Scythe Course being run in Somerset by Simon Fairlie, in exchange for helping out with the UK’s first Scythe Festival the next day. The course was taught by Peter Vido, a Slovakian by birth who emigrated to Canada where he makes extensive … Continue reading Grass and the Art of Scything