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Good weather for Willow Domes

I have just been reading that this was the wettest April since records began. That’s excellent news for the willow screen I planted back in December. Here is a photo of it a couple of weeks ago. It’s good to … Continue reading

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Winter is Willow Dome time

December to March is the time when we can build willow domes. This winter we have managed to get most of our willow locally from in and around Oxford. Some of it came from a well established willow dome that … Continue reading

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Our latest willow dome

I have spent the last few days making a willow dome and tunnel with my friend Kate. It came out really well with a lovely onion shape and a great pattern of swirls. We only do a few domes each … Continue reading

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Willow dome haircut

Yesterday I spent the day giving a willow dome its annual trim. Here it is to begin with. The willow has grown about 10ft this year. Almost all the growth is from rods which run near horizontal. That’s why most … Continue reading

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