Introduction to Scything Course

10am-3.30pm

Get to grips with scything at this one-day course run by Natural England site manager, Simon Cooter. We will include: introduction to scything, setting up the snath, the angles of the blade, honing the blade, mowing technique and practice, hay meadow management, cutting different vegetation and sharpening and peening. We will be using alpine scythes but participants are welcome to bring their own. Boots or good shoes are required and clothing suitable for the weather.

£50.00 per person to include all equipment. Booking essential.

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29th June 2019

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