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Social Mow on Sunday 15th July will happen, whatever the weather!

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! »

Grass and the Art of Scything

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 »