Is muscle or sun better than fossil fuel? Wimpole seems determined to prove so.

Scything in front of Wimpole Hall

There are so many advantages of a scythe versus a motorized mower or strimmer (quieter, less soil compaction, cleaner, no fossil fuel required, no emissions, great exercise etc. etc.); it’s a beautiful and useful tool. But the main reason for choosing machines over manual is the premise that machines gets the job done quicker. Well, the team at Wimpole seem determined to prove this isn’t always the case. Check out their contests, organised by champion scyther and Forester, Simon Damant.

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