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The Park 157/300

In the fields in and around  Temple Newsam Park haymaking is in full swing. Summer is passing and the evenings beginning to draw but the days are beautiful, mild, calm and very relaxing.


Community Hay Harvest

Over at Spitalifields Life there’s an excellent report about the hay harvest at Hackney Marshes, organised as a fantastic community event for everbody to join in, have fun, fresh air and keep fit in the process: 170 more words


Making Hay

Shrouded in mist during the winter months and bathed in lush colour during the spring and summer, the marsh is just as much a part of the fabric of Walthamstow as pie and mash. 953 more words


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

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