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Scything...sorting the wheat from the chaff

 What does the word scything conjure up to you? Pleasant Constable-style images of haymakers in sunlit fields…or blood, sweat, tears and severed limbs?! Well gardeners and visitors were invited to set aside their preconceptions and try their hands at this old art of grass cutting recently, as part of a two day workshop with Sion Jinkinson, woodland contractor for the North Wales Wildlife Trust. 705 more words

Bodnant Garden

Rediscover the bygone skill of scything

 

  The old art of scything is making a comeback and there’s chance to see this traditional skill in action at Bodnant Garden – and even have a go at swinging a scythe yourself. 900 more words

Bodnant Garden