Reedbeed and Fen Management with scythes

Traditionally the vegetation of reedbeds, fens and marshes is harvested to provide thatching materials as well as feed and bedding for animals.  These wetland habitats, like their drier-land cousins meadow and pasture, depend on cutting or grazing to maintain their condition and hold back the natural succession to scrub and eventually woodland.  These man-made habitats Read more about Reedbeed and Fen Management with scythes[…]