Useful Willow Information
There is an absolute wealth of information out there on the internet, and rather than re-create lots of it here, we've chosen to point you in the direction of resources that we think are useful and accurate. So, in no particular order......
Windrush Willows in Devon have produced some free downloadable fact sheets on many aspects of willow work including storing and soaking willow, and planting and caring for living willow http://www.windrushwillow.com/pages/download_factsheets.html
West Wales Willow in Pembrokeshire have some great, simple, straightforward information on things such as setting up your own willow plot and good descriptions of willow varieties http://www.westwaleswillows.co.uk/
You can make your own rooting hormone from willow cuttings - instructions here: http://mrbrownthumb.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/make-your-own-rooting-hormone-from.html