Our Products


Ordering Contact

To order any of our range of products or make further enquiries, either phone Catherine or Pascal on 01687 315005 or by email
[email protected]

Where we are


Secret Herb Garden, Edinburgh
14th Decemer 2019

Buydesign Gallery, Jedbrugh

3d2d Christmas Craft and Design
Fair, Edinburgh. 7 & 8th December






We mainly use willow that we have grown organically on our croft on the Isle of Eigg.

We grow varieties that have been selected to provide a wide range of colours as well as other physical characteristics such as strength and flexibility.

The varieties of willow that we grow the most are:
Flanders Red, Harrison, Black Maul, Salix daphnoides,
Slender tip, Brittany Green, Brittany Blue, Packing twine,
Chermesina, Continental and Le Bleu

We also like to use dogwood and other hedgerow materials in our work depending on the season. 








  Our willow is grown in closely spaced rows to promote long, straight, branchless growth, producing stems, (known as rods), ideal for basket making. The willow is harvested, (coppiced), annually, during the winter months. Each rod is cut by hand using secateurs and loppers, then gathered up and graded to length using a grading barrel. Bundled rods are stacked under cover to dry out slowly to be ready for use the following summer. The natural colours develop as the willow dries out and can be varied by exposure to more or less sunlight.

Finally, the dried rods are sorted by thickness ready to be stored and used in the workshop.










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