Willow loosing it's vigour?

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Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285350 doofaloofa
Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:10 pm

This year's basket willow seems a lot less vigorous, but in a good way

It has non of the big thick withies, that are a bit useless for fine work, and seem a lot more regular and better quality

The stools are about 14 y/o, and have been cut religiously

Have they matured or are they declining?

Oh yes, and by 'religiously' I mean, with a dress on
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285363 Green Aura
Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:51 pm

Maybe they don't like the dress. Or they do which is why they've bent to your will(ow). See what I did there? :roll:
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Re: Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285371 doofaloofa
Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:01 pm

My varicose veins are unsightly
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285379 diggernotdreamer
Sat Sep 12, 2015 1:44 pm

My willows have grown very long thin withies this year as well, which I had put down to me walking around wearing just a smile, the cattle at the back have also taken to keeping a good distance away and the chickens have stopped laying. So correct attire for withies, but I need to find the correct attire to get the chickens laying again, any advice?

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Re: Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285381 doofaloofa
Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:31 am

Just throw on any old yolk
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: Willow loosing it's vigour?

Post: #285443 me-o-matic
Fri Sep 25, 2015 9:15 am

My last 2 years growth on willow has been slow. I guess it has been a cold 2 springs/summers really.


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