More ideas from irene
Lush new growth on the willow arbour at Whichford Pottery, Warwickshire.

I want living willow hedges, fences, and arches. Picture of new growth on the willow arbour at Whichford Pottery, Warwickshire.

[Edited for attribution] "Flower sculpture: At the [2010] exhibition of landscape Sofieros in Sweden, Anna Frisk created a gazebo and a huge wedding bouquet. [Royal Wedding was that summer.] Inside, in a magical cave, walls are covered with moss, [white lilies,] ferns and white orchids."  A few more photos (& bad translation) show more gorgeous interior shots here: http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=sv=en=http://lydiasgronafingrar.blogspot.com/2010/08/brollopsyra-pa-sofiero.html

In Sweden, this gazebo in the form of a huge wedding bouquet captured the imagination. Inside, in a magical cave, walls are covered with moss, ferns and white orchids.Created by Anna Frisk.

Willow spiling is the most common and best known green solution for bank revetment. The technique uses woven living willow to form flexible, live, growing structures which resist and deflect water flows, enabling the bank and vegetation to naturally re-generate and stabilize to prevent further erosion.  >  Wonder if this would work on our mountains of heavily weathered granite...

Willow spiling for bank revetment. The technique uses woven living willow to form flexible, live, growing structures that resist and deflect water flows, enabling the bank and vegetation to naturally re-generate and stabilise to prevent further erosion.

Willow ladies

Love to have these folks in my backyard!