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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

Great Year for a Raised Bed

June 27, 2015

As I write this post, rain is hammering down outside. We have gotten over 2 inches since 5am this morning. We are still pretty wet from the last rains we got a few days ago. 173 more words

June 2015

My lane, June 6th

This year, the hay is being cut a bit earlier after a very wet May and now a heatwave!
The rain seems to have brought more of the wild flowers out too. 124 more words


Hay In The Barn

Hay. The best air freshener of all.

I had to turn the field twice to accelerate the drying because of all the rain in the forecast. 270 more words


Making hay whilst the sun shines

That’s what they say so that’s what we did.

I’d guess a couple of acres, possibly a bit more, of grass cut by tractor on Saturday the 30th. 265 more words

Life In Poland

Pig in a Pot

Poor Poppy wants nothing more than to sit in her water pot.

But Sheila said No. 

Sheila that was a little bit mean.

The hay is rolled and drying fast. 44 more words