The Scything Handbook brings centuries-old Austrian scything techniques into the 21st century. This elegant and effective tool can mow lawns, harvest small crops and cut back wildflower meadows without disrupting wildlife. Detailed illustrations cover scythe assembly, perfecting the stroke, honing, peening, uses and aftercare. Scything produces beautiful lawns, luscious mulch and a blissful workout for the modern gardener and homesteader.

Published October 2016.