company was formed in 1997 by Philip Trevelyan to share the
hand-tool designs and weed-control techniques developed at
his organic farm at Spaunton on the North Yorkshire Moors.
the heart of the company's approach to weed-control is 'RIP'
or the Removal of Individual Plants using hand-labour.
Our research has shown that this is often cheaper and more
effective than any chemical option.
has encouraged the Lazy Dog Tool Company with its research.
Our Weeding Brigade project builds teams around the country
and provides them with training and tools. Many of these teams
are contracted by farmers and conservationists. Some are available
through the machinery ring organization.