Spring is gathering pace and the grass is starting to grow. Soon the mowing season will be upon us and it will be time to get your scythe into action, if it hasn’t already been hard at work clearing brambles and weeds all winter. On Tuesday 14th April will we
New Year is when we put together our plans for 2015. There is lots planned already and more to come! The year starts off with an Apple Tree Grafting Workshop on 11th March. From April onwards we are running a number of Introductory Scythe Courses and Peening and Sharpening Workshops.
We have a small number of bare root apple trees for sale. We have experienced growing all of the varieties ourselves, either at the Trust or in neighbouring gardens. They have been selected as varieties that should grow well in West Wales. We are building up a collection of varieties
On Wednesday 9th July we ran another full Introductory Scythe Course. It is always interesting to learn about where our course participants have come from and what they intend to use the scythe for. This time it included controlling bracken and brambles, maintaining a permaculture garden and a plan to
Due to the popularity of our Introductory Scythe Courses this year, we have decided to add an extra date. We will now be running a course on Sunday 10th August in addition to the courses on Wednesday 9th July and Saturday 30th August. For more information and to book see
We held our first Introductory Scythe Course of the season on Saturday. With such good grass growth this spring, the course was full with a waiting list as well! Here is a nice summery of the day by one of the course participants, Bill Smith of “Growing Ruabon”. Course participants
Our first Introductory Scythe Course of the season is coming up on Saturday May 24th. While it is perfectly possible to become a good mower without going on a course, I thought I would let you know what we think can be gained by attending a course. Some people are