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cultivation of osiers and willows

W P. Ellmore

cultivation of osiers and willows

by W P. Ellmore

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited with an introduction by Thomas Okey.
ContributionsOkey, Thomas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21073432M

  (a) "Cultivation and Uses of Basket Willows" | $ 14 pages A general account of conditions suitable for basket willow growing; the species grown; methods of cultivation and harvesting; pests and diseases to which basket willow are susceptible; and processing and marketing the final product, all with special reference to the Somerset willow growing area in the 'g: osiers. OSIER, the common term under which are included the va rious species, varieties and hybrids of the genus Salix, used in the manufacture of baskets. The chief species in cultivation are: Salix viminalis (the common osier) and S. triandra, S. amygda lina, S. purp-urea and S. fragilis, which botanically are willows and not osiers.

Willow is an important energy crop because it grows quickly and will re-grow annually after being cut (coppiced). It is attractive to wildlife and helps to capture carbon in the soil, which could reduce greenhouse gasses and help combat climate change. Most willow grown for basketry is the product of a single year’s g: osiers. The cultivation of willow for osier-work is pursued to some extent in this country, and might be greatly increased. "Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden The left pyre was surmounted with a hollow bunch of twisted osiers bearing the resemblance of a human body of gigantic stature. "The Gold Sickle" by Eugène Sue.

Willows are a family of trees and shrubs which may be called sallows or osiers. Their latin name is Salix.. Willows have many differences in size and type of growth, but are very much alike in other respects. There are about species of this plant, usually found on moist soils in cooler zones in the Northern hybrids are known, both naturally occurring and in cultivation Class: Magnoliopsida. Similary Irish basketry has traditionally used willow as it's main source of weaving aim of this book is to introduce the reader into the essential basics of Irish willow weaving. The contents of this book will include brief overviews of: • Methods of cultivation,harvesting and preparation of willow.


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Full details on cultivation, siting, harvesting, grading and g: osiers. The Wind in the Willows, book of linked animal tales by British writer Kenneth Grahame that was published in The beautifully written work, with its evocative descriptions of the countryside interspersed with exciting adventures, became a classic of English children’s g: osiers.

Edited, with introd. by Thomas Okey. By William Paulgrave Ellmore and Thomas Okey Topics: Osiers, Willows. Willows are one of the easiest plants to grow on your homestead.

If you have space away from septic drainage fields and building foundations then you really should consider planting a few willow sticks. Willows are carbon sequesters. Willows are fast growing trees from the poplar g: osiers.

Willows are very cross-compatible, and numerous hybrids occur, both naturally and in cultivation. A well-known ornamental example is the weeping willow (Salix × sepulcralis), which is a hybrid of Peking willow (Salix babylonica) from China and white willow (Salix alba) from Europe.

Willows, also called sallows and osiers, form the genus Salix, around species of deciduous trees and shrubs, found primarily on moist soils in cold and temperate regions of the Northern : Salicaceae. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My libraryMissing: osiers. In China, I have read, the willow is the symbol of immortality. In English literature it is the badge of melancholy. Shakespeare made Dido, Ophelia, Desdemona and her mother's maid, Barbara, all choose the willow as an emblem of distress ; and the tradition runs on.

Strong, neat and bendy, osier willow is the best of the best for basket weaving. It’s not only a source of food and shelter for native wildlife, it can even decontaminate soils it is planted on.

Catkins split open when mature to release tiny seeds. Credit: Nick Upton / This tree is often found growing. The willow is also associated with ghosts, and the “whomping willow” plays a prominent role in the Harry Potter series of books.

Willows, of the genus Salix, are also called sallows and osiers. They comprise more than species of deciduous trees and shrubs. A withy or withe is a strong flexible willow stem, typically used in thatching and for gardening. Several species and hybrid cultivars of willows (often known as osiers) are grown for withy production; typical species include Salix acutifolia, Salix daphnoides, Salix × mollissima, Salix purpurea, Salix triandra, and Salix viminalis.

The term is also sometimes used to describe any type of. osier (plural osiers) A kind of willow, Salix viminalis, growing in wet places in Europe and Asia, and introduced into North America. It is considered the best of the willows for basket work. The name is sometimes given to any kind of willow.

One of the long, pliable twigs of this plant.South Edmeston, Aug Mr. Jay Smith. - Dear Sir: Being somewhat engaged in the Osier or Basket Willow growing, which looked very sanguine for a profitable business till last spring, I have not yet learned whether it is best to continue the business.

Downing said there were from $3, to $5, imported to this country yearly. But the report on "Commerce and Navigation.