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Basket making and Willow

 
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I have pollarded all of our willows and now I'd like to know if I can still use these wands for basket making throughout the year.  Or can you only use them when they have just been fresh cut?
 
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They can be used dried, but it's easier to work with fresh ones.
 
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soak them in hot water if they are dried before using them
 
You totally ruined the moon. You're gonna hafta pay for that you know. This tiny ad agrees:
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