Category Archives: Land Management

Hand Hay Making at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

The Trust has 6 acres of wild flower meadows. Hand hay making plays an important part in their management. Below is a short video that will give you an idea of the kind of work we are doing.

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Coast and Country

Late last summer the ITV Wales programme “Coast and Country” came to talk to us about scything and hand haymaking here at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. The episode is available here. Coast and Country, Series 4, Episode-17 The part recorded … Continue reading

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Establishing Yellow Rattle, Rhinanthus minor

Spring is well underway, the grass is growing and the Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor is germinating in the hay meadows. It is also germinating in profusion in many of the areas that we mulched with grass and hay from Cae … Continue reading

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Making our own Laburnum fence posts

We are gradually working towards using hedges as the stock proof boundaries of the Trust’s fields, both through an ongoing programme of laying and restoring existing hedges and by planting new ones. While this work is in progress we need … Continue reading

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