Category Archives: Scythes

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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Harvesting Bracken

Bracken Mowing – cut bracken to the left, uncut to the right I have been using our trimming scythe to harvest bracken in one of the fields at the Trust. Mature bracken stalks are pretty tough, so I used a … Continue reading

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The Trimming Scythe – it’s not all about haymaking you know!

I was cycling home recently when I saw someone trimming a verge with a string-stimmer. It looked like hot, slow and tiring work – the strimmer could only take small bites of the rank grass, it was obviously quite heavy … Continue reading

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