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Hay is Down

Today the hay man came and mowed the hay down, something a hay man is wont to do. 

I will rake it in a couple of days and then he will return to bale it.   225 more words


By Golly We Got!

July 18, 2015

What a day! The weather looked rainy almost all day. It even sprinkled for about 3 minutes around 9:30, but the real rain never came. 187 more words

Small Farming

Its a Wrap!

July 12, 2015

It has been three full days, but the first hay mowing, baling and wrapping, on my farm is done. We beat the rain and things went quite well for our maiden voyage with our used baler and homemade wrapper. 218 more words

July 2015

Hay making in the hungry gap

We made our first hay in mid June just before we all went off to the Green Scythe Fair. More about that later.

Hay making involves an early start (5am) to beat the heat and to make it easier to cut the grass as it is still damp in the early morning. 631 more words

Tinkers Bubble

Scythers & Haymakers wanted!

My friend Bill Lloyd is looking for people to help mow and make hay on land at Millerbeck County Wildlife Site, Newby Bridge in Cumbria. 81 more words


Mowing and haymaking weekend in the Yorkshire Dales

My friend Ruth is organising a mowing and haymaking weekend at one of the farms where I taught last summer. Being out in the meadow with your scythe and a group of other people all working together is a brilliant way to practise your skills and learn from each other while having the satisfaction of the work done. 352 more words


Hay making at Aireyholme Farm

Above Great Ayton. Or is silage making which seems more common nowadays? If silage it will be bagged or put in a silo and left to undergo a fermentation process. 12 more words

Great Ayton