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Scythe Cymru is on the move!

As part of an ongoing website development process, including the anticipated addition of a online scythe shop, our website is on the move. All will look the same as it is at the moment, but our website address will become … Continue reading

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SABI Winter Meeting and How Scythes Travel By Bike

Phil’s bike, loaded with scythe equipment, in Norfolk Square, London Phil went to the Scythe Association of Britain and Ireland (SABI) winter meeting at the end of January, hosted by John Letts in Oxfordshire. With a mix of business and … Continue reading

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Seed Swaps and Scythe Stall 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be holding a seed swap at the National Woollen Museum this year. We will instead have a stand at the Carmarthen Seedy Saturday and Green Fair in St Peter’s Civic Hall, Saturday 8th … Continue reading

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Grafting Apple Trees – collecting scion wood

Collecting graft material from an apple tree Here is Phil collecting material for grafting from an apple tree in our garden. The scions are stored with their butt ends in the ground to await grafting on to new root stock, … Continue reading

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Bare Root Apple Trees for Sale

Following on from last years grafting course at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust, we have a small number of bare root apple trees for sale. All are on MM106 semi-vigorous rootstock and are varieties that have been selected to grow … Continue reading

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Course Dates 2014

The New Year is here and we have started putting together our 2014 course programme. There are our popular Introductory Scythe Courses and a Peening Workshop as usual, and another Apple Tree Grafting Workshop following on from the sucess of … Continue reading

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The Fruits of our Labour

Bramble the Hebridean ram enjoying some hand made hay Above is a picture of our Hebridean ram tucking into a rack full of hay that we made in the summer. It is very satisfying to see the sheep enjoy the … Continue reading

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