Country Lore: Make Woven Willow Fencing

You can create beautiful garden willow fencing from natural materials, such as willow whips and cedar posts. Make simple garden fences with wattle-work.


| June/July 2008



woven willow fencing

This natural-material fence of willow and cedar posts is an attractive addition to any yard.


Photo by Jim Morrison

This willow fencing surrounds my herb garden. It is made of cedar posts and branches, and willow whips that grow in the ditches of upper Michigan. I am in the process of making a gate. I also have made trellises, tomato cages and a woodshed in this wattle-work tradition.

I was very interested in the article by Barbara Pleasant, Make Simple, Beautiful Garden Fences and Trellises.

Jim Morrison
Garden, Michigan





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