Category Archives: Scythes
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.
Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust will be holding a (slightly late) open morning on Saturday 8th July for National Meadows Day. The Trust manages a 20 acre smallholding in West Wales, including six acres of traditional meadow, rich in species such … Continue reading
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
For the past couple of years I have mowed a labyrinth into the wild flower meadow in the Top Field as part of the All Year Round Summer Solstice celebration we hold here at the Trust. The children really enjoy … Continue reading
We held our first Introductory Scythe Course of the season on Saturday. With such good grass growth this spring, the course was full with a waiting list as well! Here is a nice summery of the day by one of … Continue reading