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Traditional Meadow Management Workshop - Learn to Scythe

Learn the techniques to safely use a traditional scythe...

Event details


11am - 2pm
A static map of Traditional Meadow Management Workshop - Learn to Scythe

About the event

An introduction to traditional methods of meadow management used to improve botanical interest.  

Learn the safe and efficient use of a traditional scythe and how to bale hay without the use of mechanisation.  Discover why mid-summer mowing to cut and remove vegetation after peak flowering is important for wildflower meadows.

Suitable for adults only.

Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the work of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.



£10 per person including light refreshments

Additional booking information

For adults aged 18 and over only

Refunds given up to 14 days in advance of the event - after this time, regrettably we cannot offer refunds

Suitable for

Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted

Affinity Water

Stocker’s Lake, Springwell Reedbed and Hilfield Park Reservoir are owned by Affinity Water and managed by the Trust. Affinity Water are working in partnership with the Trust to conserve and enhance their sites for wildlife and so that they are valued, used and enjoyed by their respective local communities.