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You! Check out the wonderful world of Dartington. Arts, Making, Ecology, Social justice. We have everything you need. #arts #ecology #making #socialjustice #gardensthatarewetwithrain #listedbuilding #listedgardens #cafe #pub #campsite #college #shops #river #dartington #dartingtonhall #dartingtoncollegeofarts ...

SUMMER SCYTHING DAY COURSES @dartingtontrust Saturday 12, Thursday 17 or Thursday 24 June 2021, 10am – 4pm Schumacher College Gardens @schumachercollege With Ross Adams Except for a soft swish, scything is silent, it needs no fuel, it makes no fumes. It needs only the skill and energy of one contented person. Take the opportunity to slow down and spend a summers day in a meadow, with the backdrop of birdsong and insects buzzing as you learn a new and valuable skill. The workshop explores the history and theory of scything and how it can be applied to a variety of settings such as lawns, fields, meadows, allotments, brambles and more. The course will be focused on providing the participant with hands-on experience. The number of course participants is limited, so you will benefit from individual guidance from the tutors. Selecting and setting up the scythe and snath (handle) will be covered. You have the option of ordering your own scythe to be available on the day of the course; see below for details. Maintaining and using a variety of sharpening stones to hone (sharpen) the blade will be an important part of the course, and you will also be introduced to the art of ‘peening’ (profiling the blade). The workshop will be of interest to anyone with vegetation to cut, including gardeners, allotment holders and horticulturists. No prior knowledge of scything is needed. This course is open to anyone aged 16 or over. Scything is a little less strenuous than one might expect, but please be aware that much of the work does involve twisting and moving of the back. You must be willing to spend much of the duration of the course out of doors, whatever the weather. Most of the theoretical parts of the course will be held under cover. Scythe kits will be available to buy at the end of the course.#scythe #scything #scythingfestival #garden #gardens #devongarden #longgrass #grass #poldark #workout #newgym ...

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