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Hand hay making with the scythe

The meadows are full of activity this week as farmers take advantage of the incredible weather to make hay while the sun shines. At Sprint Mill it’s no different except that we are making hay by hand. On Monday I … Continue reading

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Open mowing day in Cumbria

On saturday 9th june¬†we’ll be at Sprint Mill near Kendal mowing one of the meadows which is due to be used for car parking during an event there at the end of the month. Rather than spoil the grass, Edward … Continue reading

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Hay Baler

With the hot, dry weather we’ve been having we decided to make hay from the grass cut on my learn to scythe course. The grass is quite light which made the scything easier and also meant it made in to … Continue reading

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Meadow raking in Austria

I’m on holiday this week in Austria and, with spring well on the way over here, Christiane and I spent a few hours together raking the meadow she mows. This is public land by the apartments where Christiane lives and … Continue reading

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Scything with Susan

Last summer my friend Susan came on one of my ‘Learn to Mow’ courses. A few days later I went over to her house to help her mow the grass on her own land. This gave me the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Garden and veg patch mowing

A week full of mowing this week and all the better for it being different interesting conditions. Yesterday I mowed a garden which I’d previously mown with my scythe at the beginning of July. The grass had just grown back … Continue reading

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