A comprehensive and practical guide to working with an Austrian scythe. Perfect if you cannot attend a course or as a reference guide following tuition.
Learn to Scythe Courses 2019
2 June or 26 July at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
tbc - Sedbergh, Cumbria £80
tbc - Hullard Park, Manchester £80
Peening Workshop 11th October, Slaidburn £80
More dates to follow
You can also book me to teach 1-to-1 or group workshops at your own venue. See the Learn to Scythe page for more info.
Tag Archives: Yorkshire
One of my favourite images from a brilliant day mowing in Yorkshire. Continue reading
A lovely group of new mowers learning to scythe at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Continue reading
A terrific workshop at RHS Harlow Carr last weekend, teaching axe and knife skills while making wooden spoons along the way. Continue reading
Extra dates for Learn to Scythe courses in July Continue reading
Join a scything team and help make hay on a North Yorkshire meadow. Continue reading
July was my busiest mowing month ever, a whistlestop tour of some of the nicest meadows in the NW. Lots of sun, loads of nice people and I even had my portrait painted! Continue reading
I often get emails and questions from people asking if the scythe can cope with cutting grass in what they think are difficult situations. The answer’s pretty much always ‘yes’ so I thought nothing of it when I was invited to teach a day of bespoke tuition for Mike and Rachel who said that the mowing on their smallholding was “challenging”.