Home; About us; Slideshow / K Lewis, basketmaker; Dunbar Gardens. - Basketry Willows. 6" x 1/2" Useful in adding stakes sideways to a base. Willow Basketmaker Handcrafted Willow Baskets by Katherine Lewis. Bodkins are used for inserting stakes and handles into weaving. Tools for Basketry. American Willow Growers Network . Search. 5" x 1/4" Useful for fine work. These include different colours, textures, rod lengths and thicknesses. If you are growing willow to weave we have over 25 different varieties in our collection, each one chosen for its own special characteristics. Posted on November 10, 2016 by Steve@DunbarGardens. Curved Bodkin | $42.95 . So to give your willow the absolutely best growing conditions, you At this time we don't have this available as we are a small producer and need to make sure that we have enough willow for Lene's use for her own baskets and classes. Welcome I make baskets from willow that I grow and harvest myself on my farm in Co. Kildare. Goals. As Katherine Lewis became interested in willow basketmaking, she realized she would need to grow her own materials since very little cultivated willow was available to purchase in our area. Basketry willow is planted close to force the willow to grow long, straight rods without side shoots. The American Willow Growers Network was founded in 1988 by Bonnie Gale. Rexville … We provide the top selection of high quality willow cuttings and willow whips for sale, all at an affordable price. Can I plant the willow in a shaded spot? Joe Hogan Basketmaker, Galway, Ireland.Artistic and Traditional Willow Baskets and Basketmaking Courses.
Historical Books about Willow Basketry . willow baskets; baskets in stock; shows / events ; basketry classes; willow cuttings; farmstand; Newsletters; Post navigation ← Older posts. November 2016 Newsletter. Basketry Willow. Over the last 10 years, we have provided willow cuttings and willow whips for large-scale biofuel projects, snow and privacy fences, living walls, riparian buffers, phytoremediation projects, and ornamental uses, such as basketry and dried willow arrangements. I plant the willows in the field 50 cm (20") between the rows and 25 cm (10") apart in the row. Bodkins.
We have willow sorted and dried for basketry and we ship to addresses in Canada and the USA. Willow requires sun to perform well. Four types for sale: Regular Basketmaker's Bodkin | $49.95. Main menu. 5" x 1/2" This bodkin is suitable for beginners. If you are looking for certain varieties, please inquire about availability. 3. We have been growing willow for basketry since 1994 at Dunbar Gardens, located just west of Mount Vernon, Washington in the Pacific Northwest, USA.