Learn a brief history of the scythe, how to select the right blade and snath for the job and set them up, peening, sharpening, the mowing technique, how to avoid damaging the blade and how to care for the scythe. There will be hands-on sessions with the chance to use the scythe in a couple of different environments.
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A day for those with an interest in and a desire to use the traditional English scythe. The day will focus upon the maintenance and restoration of these vintage tools (the blades being last made in the 1960s and 70s) as well as the adjustment and mowing technique.Find out more Book now
This course is aimed as an introduction to the world of wild food, focusing specifically on the plants and trees although we won't ignore fungi should we manage to find any.Find out more Book now