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Make your own willow basket - Sunday 17 May

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


Best kept plot all year round!!!

Yes, that is us out of around 142 plots, we take a bow.  Worth all the bad weather gardening to hear a committee member at the AGM describing a plot and thinking ‘wow that sounds just like our plot’. 163 more words


Coppice in Hampshire

This is an area that volunteers and staff from National Trust have been coppicing over the last few months.  The area is known as a PAWS (Plantation on Ancient Woodland Sites).   95 more words


Beanpoles and pea sticks from the local woods

Lower Woods is an ancient woodland that we’re lucky enough to live very close to. It’s got a vast amount of hazel coppice, and the woodsman sells the winter’s coppice products to gardeners. 155 more words


Pruning Pussy Willows

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

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Beanpole Day, 18th April

Hurray, another Sprint Mill event is coming. On Saturday 18th April from 1-5 we will be celebrating National Beanpole Week at the Mill.

We think that using locally coppiced pea sticks, beanpoles & stakes in your garden is the obvious choice. 240 more words

Spring at Willow Green Nursery - Lady Day and British Summer Time

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

Horticultural Nursery In Cheshire