Bent wood border from Howard Rice I think you'd have to use young willow, which has been soaked in water for about 12hrs (? check that) before using, to help them bend without splitting.

Bent wood border from Howard Rice I think you'd have to use young willow, which has been soaked in water for about 12hrs (? check that) before using, to help them bend without splitting.

Making fence of branches from the trees we've cut down. All you need: a hole digger, trunks, branches and twigs. Natural and useful, you can add branches and twigs the years yet to come.

Making fence of branches from the trees we've cut down. All you need: a hole digger, trunks, branches and twigs. Natural and useful, you can add branches and twigs the years yet to come.

We all love circle sin the garden! as discussed in the book, 'Heaven is a Garden - Designing Serene Outdoor Spaces' http://www.livinggreen.com/corten-garden/

We all love circle sin the garden! as discussed in the book, 'Heaven is a Garden - Designing Serene Outdoor Spaces' http://www.livinggreen.com/corten-garden/

wattle fence. I can do this! We have stacks of cut applewood branches that might work.

wattle fence. I can do this! We have stacks of cut applewood branches that might work.

Wattle fencing originated in England and was traditionally woven with willow or hazel branches. However, it can incorporate a variety of twigs, reeds, or branches you find outdoors (namely oak, elder, hornbeam and ash). Material-wise, it is an inexpensive option for fencing, garden walls, screens, or even raised bed planters because most of the material is repurposed from trimmings. Labor-wise, it is truly handmade and will take some time but will produce wonderfully varied, organic…

Wattle Fencing: A Cheap DIY Material for Modern Outdoor Spaces

Wattle fencing originated in England and was traditionally woven with willow or hazel branches. However, it can incorporate a variety of twigs, reeds, or branches you find outdoors (namely oak, elder, hornbeam and ash). Material-wise, it is an inexpensive option for fencing, garden walls, screens, or even raised bed planters because most of the material is repurposed from trimmings. Labor-wise, it is truly handmade and will take some time but will produce wonderfully varied, organic…

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