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Scything wildflower meadow verge


One of my favourite images from a brilliant day mowing in Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Scything on Countryfile

Did you see the scything on Countryfile this week? Continue reading

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Scything course on National Meadows Day

Learn scything in Cheshire
Celebrating wildflower meadows with scything and a first for me. Continue reading

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National Meadow Day in Lancashire

Visit the nicest meadows I know on 2nd July to celebrate National Meadows Day. Continue reading

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Scything a wildflower meadow – Gardeners’ Question Time

“If I was given a choice of a strimmer or a scythe, I’d go scythe any day – it’s a pleasure to use.” ~ Bunny Guinness

Did you hear the GQT team singing the praises of the scythe from Chelsea, listen now. Continue reading

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Creating an urban meadow

How one man and a scythe transformed a patch of neglected urban grassland, wait till you see the photos. Continue reading

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Scythe apprentice

I have an apprentice now, so today I took her to the bank. Continue reading

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Midsummer Mowing

It’s gloriously sunny in Kendal and the longest day so no excuse for not going out to cut some grass. Actually, my excuse is that I’ve got a little job mowing a wildflower bank in one of the gardens here … Continue reading

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