Woodlands, coppicing, willow & hazel
An Introduction to British Woodlands and their Management
'A general description of British woodlands, including their structure, types and biodiversity, together with an introduction to management techniques for small native woodlands.'
A Walk Around Britain: How to make a Hazel Hurdle
Long, comprehensive blog post including some history of coppicing, biodiversity and a video on hurdle making.
Garden Stew: How To Make A Woven Willow Hurdle/Screen
Nice guide, with photos, from someone who made a hurdle in their back garden.
Kings Barn Trees - Living Willow
Tree nursery site, with nice section on willow - why plant willow, planning your willow project, living structures aftercare, about willow, and planting to prevent erosion.
Living Willow from Willows Nursery
Lots of useful info: planting advice, structures such as domes, fedges & tunnels, and inspirational photos for willow weaving projects
'Probably the world’s best sustainable living resource.' Sections on willow structures, basketmaking, hurdles, dry stone walling & green woodworking.
National Coppice Federation
Represents and supports coppice workers and the coppice industry across the UK. - promoting economic, ecological & cultural benefits, plus Cleft Stick Newsletter!