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Is Spring around the corner?


Well, I am not sure what we should feel about this weather, just as I thought spring was around the corner it starts snowing again! Oh well, time to stop cutting for a while and come inside and plan our courses. I am delighted that we have both Norah Kennedy and Mary-Ann Featherstone lined up to run workshops over the next few months. These have generated quite a lot of interest so get you name down soon if you would like to come. It would be great to hear from anyone who has an idea for a...[More]

Willow Weaving Kits


We have just launched our new willow weaving kits and it would be fantastic to get some feedback from anyone who is using them. If you are please let us know what you think! Well what an exciting summer it has been, the whole family has been practicing their weaving skills and designing ideas for our new willow weaving kits. There are 6 different kits including an angel, a butterfly, some treats for your garden and some willow Christmas decorations. They are beautifully packaged in hessian sack...[More]

Willow Soaking Bags


Just a quick mention, we have developed these plastic bag and pegs sets to soak our dried willow. They are 6 feet long and very strong, it does away with the need to put anything in the bath and can be used over and over again. They are selling on the willow supplies part of our site from £3.65 for a 6' long bag and 2 clips, have a look. We think that they are great! ...[More]

Willow Cuttings 2010 Season Arrives!


Well its that time of year again, perfect for getting your willow cuttings in the ground in between bits of Christmas shopping! People have already started ordering their cuttings from us so I can only believe that they are better organised than I am. We will be posting a utube video shortly showing how to plant your willow cuttings, in the meanwhile if you want any advice then please feel free to contact us....[More]

You Tube videos on planting & coppicing


Have a look at our two new You Tube videos with information on planting willow cuttings and on coppicing and pruning your willow. Use these links below.  ...[More]

Chelsea 2017


Yet again willow plays an important role at Chelsea this year. Hurdles in the Broadland Boatbuilder garden, decorative balls from Alladio Sims, a beautiful chair being woven in the Linley Artisan Garden and the Peacocks surveying the scene at Garden Blanc. For me though the real highlight was Salix Exigua, the Coyote willow, given pride of place in the Gold Medal winning Bank of Canada Garden designed by Charlotte Harris. We hope to start growing that one next year! Click on the picture below...[More]