Where can I can Willow twigs around Chicago?

meadowbrite(z5)November 26, 2005

Hello, I would like weave some trellises out of willow twigs but don't know where to find willow grove or any willow tree/s that would have around 6 foot-long twigs for that use.

If you know any, I am in the North Suburbs, please let me know.



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username_5(banned for no reason)

You will generally find willow trees growing along rivers. A single willow tree planted along a river drops twigs which are carried downstream and eventually they find a stopping place and a new tree grows form it. Over time their population increases substantially.

Of course you might find a place where humans planted a bunch of them, but I am not familiar with your area to tell you where that would be.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2005 at 12:07PM
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Macario(5b/6a Chicago)

you can go to willobrook theres hundereds of them everywhere or willow springs a lil more south. In willow springs you can drive down archer ave through the forest preserve. Theres a river and lakes.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2005 at 1:20PM
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