Category Archives: Courses

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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Gift Vouchers for Scythe Courses or Scythe Kits Gift

Looking for something a little different for a Christmas or Birthday gift? We are now offering gift vouchers for our Scythe Courses and Scythe Kits. A Scythe Course Gift Voucher costs £50 and will allow the recipient to book a … Continue reading

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Peening and Sharpening Workshop

Tink, tink, tink…… Five people joined us today for our Peening and Sharpening Workshop. In the morning, Phil went through the principles of jig and free hand peening, and everyone had a go at both. Old blades were available for … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady, Mow!

The Introductory Scythe course having a first go at scything on Cae Mari Jones The work Phil did yesterday setting up a “staggered start” on Cae Mari Jones was put to good use today by the participants on the Introductory … Continue reading

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Hay under the Hedge

Cae Mari Jones set up ready for a Scythe Course This morning Phil was doing more mowing in preparation for the Introductory Scythe Course we are running tomorrow. The field is now ready for the course participants to mow together … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of the Hay Making Day

Opening up Cae Mari Jones ready for further mowing It has been an amazing period of settled hay weather and it looks set to continue for a while yet. The days have developed a definite rhythm. Phil mows early in … Continue reading

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Introductory Scythe Course, June 23rd

Learning to sharpen the scythe on the Introductory Scythe Course, May 2012 We still have a couple of places left on our Introductory Scythe Course on June 23rd. An Introductory course is a great place to start using a scythe, … Continue reading

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