Imagine a day spent in a peaceful hazel coppice, listening to the songs of melodious warblers flitting frantically amongst the trees; being brought home made cakes and cups of tea and enjoying the company of a small group of like-minded individuals, as you are driven half crazy by the frustration of trying to make a beautiful, even, round basket from just a few bits of willow. 196 more words
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The key to success in growing pussy willows as compact bushes for your landscaping lies in how you prune them:
•Pruning pussy willows controls their size — an important consideration in itself, since bushes with branches 20′ high will be difficult to harvest for their pussy willows in late winter. 374 more words
Week beginning Monday 23rd March 2015.
The week began with a damp and drizzley Monday morning that was almost April-like. It is getting towards the end of the catkin season, and we have still had no reply to any of our emails to florists. 505 more words