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willow in my garden


By sandra


at this time of year i love to weave the willow from my garden. bellow is a willow tunnel leading to the climbing tree.

this is a fedge i have grown to protect plants from the wind. i have cut off loads of willow for weaving. then i just twist and bend all the rest ito itself.

now its all ready to grow again in the spring

i also have buddlia fedge. which keeps the plant upright and under control.

having cut all my will in the last week. i have been weaving in the nights.

having finished with the fedge i had the bug. i have a willow that has grown with the wind and blocked a path. so it has been turned into a lollypop tree…..


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Great, sandra. I am all in favour of using natural materials! There's a girl up in the village who weaves plant supports of all kinds from willow. The only problem is that they only last a year, as they go brittle. She made a fabulous dragonfly for a willow obelisk. I loved it!

4 Dec, 2008


Wow! What a Fantastic Way2use Willow your very Clever Sandra &it looks Fab :)

4 Dec, 2008


I like your ideas Sandra,

4 Dec, 2008


you are very clever Sandra , I love your ideas ...:0)

4 Dec, 2008


Brilliant use of natural materials

4 Dec, 2008


You're very clever doing that Sandra !

4 Dec, 2008


thanks folks...

i keep planting willow all over the place as i never have enough. i'm using all the leftovers to make bases for christmas wreaths.

4 Dec, 2008

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