Resources

How To… Maintain a Willow Structure

Willow structures are a great and natural way to create a sheltered area in a community garden. Willow is fast growing and its vibrant green foliage comes to life in spring: providing a cool, shaded retreat in the summer, and a display of colour in Autumn.

Willow’s fast growing branches mean that garden structures made out of willow need to be maintained at the correct time of year so that you can keep your structure looking neat and tidy.

Janine from Groundwork Greater Manchester headed down to our hub at West Gorton Community Park and, along with our facilitator Suzanne, has recorded this short video showing how to look after their willow structure.

They have also created this handy guide, which can be downloaded below:

Share This Story

More Resources

WEBINAR: Business Sustainability

Ruth Watson is an eco-activist, mental health advocate, and entrepreneur; with her businesses EcologicoUK and RAW Education and Training, she has navigated how businesses can be sustainable in both senses of the word. In this webinar, she discusses tips for embedding sustainability into your own community enterprise.

Read More »

HOW TO… Work with Partner Groups

To ensure the success and sustainability of your Green Community Hub and its activities, it is really helpful to make links with similar organisations working in the local area. So, how do you work with partner organisations?

Read More »