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Winter snowfall fascination

Winter snowfall fascination

If you are a regular follower of this blog, you will notice that I seem to be very fascinated by the snowfall as it relates to the trees here in the northwoods of Minnesota, especially this year. There’s just something marvelous about the way it’s falling and staying on the pine, spruce and willows this year and I’ve been taking a tremendous amount of pictures […]

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My Willow–Antler Baskets

My Willow–Antler Baskets

Lene from Willows blog at  http://salix-willows.blogspot.com/ just asked me if I ever use willow to weave with in my antler basket sculptures.   The answer is a resounding “yes.” I gather wild willow along with red dogwood and a number of different naturals from our 120 acre place in northeastern Minnesota to use in my antler baskets. What we have up here is a proliferation […]

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Cutting Diamond Willow!

Diamond Willow Trees This is what the diamond willow trees look like out in the grove on our property in northeastern Minnesota. They seem to like the cold winters and swampy areas too, which we have an abundance of on our 120 acres! June is the best time of year for peeling the bark off, supposedly right around the Spring Equinox (June 21st), so this […]

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