James Chapman
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willow panel with circle cutout, set within a hedge at the Mill House in Vastra Karup, Sweden, by architect Gert Wingardh

willow panel with circle cutout, set within a hedge at the Mill House in Vastra Karup, Sweden, by architect Gert Wingardh

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Willow-weave path at RHS Harlow Carr. I'd like to try making a similar path but perhaps with rods of forsythia, which never seem to be in short supply in my garden!

Willow-weave path at RHS Harlow Carr. I'd like to try making a similar path but perhaps with rods of forsythia, which never seem to be in short supply in my garden!

You, yes YOU, can build lovely woven fences like this from sticks and twigs you find around your yard. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

You, yes YOU, can build lovely woven fences like this from sticks and twigs you find around your yard. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

rustic fences images | rustic fence short woven fence for the flower bed around an artificial ...

rustic fences images | rustic fence short woven fence for the flower bed around an artificial ...

Willow hurdles are used for weaving around the edges of areas in the garden, particularly raised beds. Use live willow and leave it for a few weeks to die (it will still be flexible to use) before weaving it. You will also need uprights - hazel is a good material to use .

Willow hurdles are used for weaving around the edges of areas in the garden, particularly raised beds. Use live willow and leave it for a few weeks to die (it will still be flexible to use) before weaving it. You will also need uprights - hazel is a good material to use .

Maybe use the circle idea in the middle of the gate with different coloured willow in an open pattern across the gap?

Maybe use the circle idea in the middle of the gate with different coloured willow in an open pattern across the gap?