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Bell Sykes Farm: wildflower meadows, haymaking and scything

It’s great to see my friend Peter Blackwell and his family getting the recognition they deserve for their work managing the hay meadows Bell Sykes Farm at Slaidburn in Lancashire. The meadows at Bell Sykes are wonderful wildflower habitats and … Continue reading

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Learning to scythe a wildflower meadow in Manchester


What am I doing in Manchester on matchday with a car full of scythes? Continue reading

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Scythe courses in Caithness, Scotland

A trip to the end of mainland Britain, scything for rare bees. Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe book feedback

My ‘Learn to Scythe’ book is a getting great reviews, whether you’re learning to use a scythe on your own or as a reference manual following a course. Continue reading

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Learn to scythe at Bell Sykes

Two glorious days of scything at Bell Sykes, the Coronation Meadow for Lancashire. Continue reading

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More Learn to Scythe courses in July

Extra dates for Learn to Scythe courses in July Continue reading

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Meadowlife film

I hadn’t been to the cinema for over 10 years but I couldn’t miss the premiere of ‘To the end we will go’, Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s new film which was made by local film-maker Simon Sylvester as part of their … Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe first course for 2015

The weather forecast was for heavy rain all day, how did my first Lean to Scythe course of 2015 turn out? Here’s a clue:
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Learn to Scythe course 7th Sept 2014

Learn to scytheMy Learn to Scythe courses this year have been incredibly popular and booked up long in advance so, to try and accomodate the demand, I have organised an additional course on

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Extra learn to scythe course date 2013

Due to amazing demand this year from people keen to learn to scythe I have arranged an additional date for Sunday 8 Sept 2013 at Sprint Mill, near Kendal in Cumbria. Just £60 for a whole day of professional tuition … Continue reading

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