Sat9/Sun10Aug08 - Scythe course - Devon

Tony Gosling tony at
Wed Jul 16 17:17:52 BST 2008

please circulate

> Learn to Scythe
> A weekend course at Landmatters Permaculture Project
> on 9th and 10th August 2008
> Reduce your carbon footprint and learn the quiet, rhythmic way to keep
> grass
> and scrub land in top condition with this impressive tool. Â
> Tips and techniques on how to mow allotments and fields, hedgerows and
> lawns,
> sharpen blades and unravel the mysteries of the peening anvil. Â Physical
> fitness and age not important. Â
> Gaining in popularity, the scythe is especially useful for slopes, bumps
> and
> corners where motor mowers dare not go. Â
> With expert tuition by Simon Fairlie of The Scythe Shop you will be able
> to
> fit, care for, use, and even buy, your own scythe.
> Treat yourself to a low-impact weekend on this beautiful site near Totnes
> in
> Devon.  Camping, food and entertainments provided. £120, 25% Totnes
> pounds
> acceptable. Booking essential. For more details or to book a place go to
> or contact Charlotte on 01803-712718.
> (In conjunction with South Devon Community Supported Farming.)


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