St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

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Time to reap: why we use scythes and collect seeds

The scything season is now in full swing and we’ve been cutting grassland areas at St Nicks, Millennium Fields and Heworth Holme (you can read our volunteer Tessa’s beautiful love letter to find out more about this special site). We use Austrian scythes to cut grass because it is more sympathetic to the wildlife than […]

Posted 20 August 2020 | Categories: Back to Basics | Tags: grassland, pollinators, scythe shop, Scything, seed, wildflowers