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Scythe course in Northampton

A few weeks ago I travelled down to Northamptonshire to teach a group how to scythe at Rushden Lakes, a nature reserve managed by the Wildlife Trust. The reserve is on the edge of a retail park which made for … Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe feedback – "I loved every minute"


Fantastic feedback from a recent Learn to Scythe course student. Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe in Staffordshire

Learn to Scythe in Staffordshire on a one-day course organised by Staffs Wildlife Trust.
More information is available on the Wildlife Trust’s website, to book a place contact Nicki Dyas Tel: 01538 381356 n.dyas@staffs-wildlife.org.uk Continue reading

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Scythe courses with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been teaching a series of Learn to Mow with an Austrian Scythe courses for Cumbria Wildlife Trust as part of their Meadow Life project. Working over the next 3 years the project aims … Continue reading

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Scything two orchards and more tussocks

I was back to Bradwell Community Orchard in Derbyshire last weekend with another beginners scythe course. I taught a group there last year and it was great to see Ellie, Andy and Sally again, mowing well but keen to have … Continue reading

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