Category Archives: Scythes

Open Meadow Morning – Bore Dol Agored

Dydd Sadwrn 1 Gorffennaf, 10am-1pmSaturaday 1st July, 10am – 1pm Join us for a tour of the farm’s glorious traditional wildflower meadows. Enjoy the beauty whilst we tell you all about why they are so important and how we manage … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday Carmarthen

Seedy Saturday Carmarthen Saturday, March 7, 2020 10 AM – 3 PM The annual Carmarthen Seedy Saturday event is fast approaching. We’ll have a stall with information about what we’ll be up to in the year ahead, as well as … Continue reading

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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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Open Morning for National Meadows Day

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

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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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Mowing a Labyrinth

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

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First Scythe Course of the Season

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

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Seed Swap 2014

We will be at Seedy Saturday in St Peter’s Hall, Carmarthen on Saturday 8th March, with seeds from the garden, scythes for sale and information. Come along for a chat! See the Carmarthen Seedy Saturday Facebook page for more information … Continue reading

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