5 Fuaran, Torridon, Achnasheen, Wester Ross, IV22 2EZ
T: 01445 791365
Les Bates grows and sources materials for Living Willow sculptures. Garden obelisks, hurdles and for sale as willow cuttings and rods. Bowers, tunnels, fedges. Workshops undertaken anywhere in Scotland. Commissions undertaken.
A range of sizes and varieties.
Colin Blyth (Alligin Willows) has closed down. Please address enquiries to Les Bates.
Tree Officer, Angus Council, Parks and Burials, The Mart, Market Street, Forfar DD8 3WT
T: 01307 473027
Mostly Salix viminalis coppiced willow for live and dead sculptural work. 2m - 4m rods sold individually. Discounts negotiable for help with harvesting, selection and delivery. Willow harvested from Angus Millennium Forest (AMF) sites in Brechin, Carnoustie and Arbroath. For more AMF information see web site - www.angus.gov.uk/millennium. See more in stories.
Mark Davies & Alison Calcott
East Ayrshire Woodlands, Underwood Depot, Auchinleck Road, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 1RS
T: 01290 426 973
M: 07734 972 673
We design willow features, living structures, living hurdles and figure sculptures mainly for schools and community groups and manage our willow crop in East Ayrshire, with numerous varieties for both heavy structures and basketmaking, available as cuttings & rods. Mail order or delivery to surrounding counties can be arranged. Limited amounts of dried willow available outwith the season. Simple structures in kit form available. Artist’s charcoal made from surplus willow. Extensive information & image examples on our website.
Glasgow Woodland Unit,
37 High Street,
Glasgow G1 1LX
T: 0141 287 5089
6ha site with several craft willow species, located on the boundary of southern Glasgow.
T: 01408 641357
Small quantities for the time being - Viminalis, purpurea. Living willow structures, fedges
Auldgate Willows, 19 Auldgate, Kirkliston, EH29 9HB
T: 0131 333 2471
Green bark varieties – Goldstones, Forbyana, Continental Purple and Abbeys; Red bark varieties – Black Maul and Rouge D’Orleans; Yellow bark varieties – Nicolsonii and Dicky Meadows; Blue bark varieties – Helix and Irrette; Dark brown variety - Leentges. All available in bolt or half bolts
Geoff Forrest & Jane Savage
T: 01292 550 935
Work with groups including children on willow work - furniture and structures. Variety of willows with cuttings likely to be available from Winter 2003
Cheviot Trees, Newton Brae, Foulden, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1UL
T: 01289 386755
F: 01289 386750
c 40ha willow available for planting, biomass, weaving, architecture, spiling, etc. 15 varieties incl native spp, ornamentals, hybrid Biomass spp. Can supply as plants, cuttings and rods ( sorted or 'as cut', ie in varying long lengths).
ETS Ltd, Newton Brae, Foulden, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1UL
T: 01289 386664
F: 01289 386750
Manufactures and supplies Green Barriers TM, for ready made instant screening, boundary shelter and acoustic barriers.
2 Overton Farm Cottages, Blairhall, Fife, KY12 9HA
T: 01383 85 15 85
M: 07960 33 33 19
A selection of cuttings available from around 30 different varieties of willow. Also a small area of osier available for craft work.
Environmentally Sustainable Systems,
70 Cumberland Street,
T: 0131 556 9119
F: 0131 556 9118
Mainly cuttings of 50 varieties
Carol & David Graham
T: 01852 500 339 (Day) or 01852 500 347.
Cuttings rods stakes live or dried for basketry furniture making hedging bio-engineering. Wide variety of species. Visitors welcome but phone in advance. Ardfern is 14 miles north of Lochgilphead.
Damside, Romanno Bridge, West Linton, Borders
T: 01968 660887
Small area of mainly S. viminalis. Cut it yourself.
37 Main Street,
Dumfries & Galloway,
T: 01556 640 161
Woodland craft & Willow cutting supplier. Basketmaker/hurdlemaker/willow coffins/willow chairs/large scale structures
T: 01786 850428
M: 07870 156502
Viminalis for garden structures and living sculpture tunnel dome etc kits. Flanders Red all sizes cuttings and workshops courses at the West Moss-side Centre
T: 01464 841 358 after 6.30pm
Large rods for living structures coloured basketry varieties
Lochore Meadows Country Park,
T: 01592 414 300
Countryside Ranger who manages willow growing throughout the Country Park. Direct sales range of varieties for cuttings including viminalis for living structures. Small-scale production (primary aim is for habitat management).
J & M Simpson
T: 01324 861 221
Half acre of osier
Isle of Great Bernera,
Willow cuttings available december to march. I have over 55 varieties of willow growing on the croft here. Choose from windbreak varieties, ornamental or basketmaking willows.
(30m S of Glasgow, Nr Happenden Services on M74)
Some basketry willow - Bleu, Carl Jensen, Whissander; also viminalis. More in future.
6 Larchfield, Balerno, Midlothian, EH14 7NN
Living Willow Structure Material - Salix viminalis. Available November to March as 10" (25cm) Cuttings and Rods of various lengths. Many uses including: Living Structures (tunnels, domes, wigwams etc), hedges, windbreaks, furniture making, artist charcoal, soil & bank stabilisation, biomass fuel.
Old Buckholm Cottage,
T: 01896 754 330
Growing 1 acre at Wooplaw Community Wood in the Borders. Wooplaw Wood has a collection of 24 different varieties of basket-making willow used for hurdles sold to Scottish basketmakers for courses and used at various Wooplaw willow events. All welcome to come and see the different varieties at all their different stages of growth.
Isle of Lewis,
T: 01851 880 287
Cuttings for living structures and basketry. Tough varieties able to grow in the wildest conditions and tested on a site open to Hebridean gales.