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Course details

An introduction to scything

Starts: 16 August 2013 10:00
Ends: 16 August 2013 17:00

Daylesford Farm, near Kingham, Gloucestershire GL56 0YG

This one day course is run by countryman Clive Leake, who provides all the necessary instruction on how to set up the scythe, choice of blades for your specific application, sharpening, technique and stance. Set in the Kitchen Garden wildflower meadow; discover some of the ecological benefits to this therapeutic, artisan craft.

Cost: £105, Includes refreshments and a light Daylesford lunch in the garden.

Contact Sarah: 01608 731656 or

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