Living Willow Fence: Willow switches just stuck in the ground will bend easily (after all we weave baskets from them) and sprout with little encouragement. Just twist & hold them together with string or twist ties, until they are growing well.
Pleaching was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the C. - weaving branches of deciduous trees to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation
Here's a "grow-your-own fence" - the pollarded willows not only supply the withes, they're also the fence posts at Appeltern Gardens -- BelleWood-Gardens - Diary - Love the idea of the living fence posts!
Handmade Chunky Solid Wood Coffee Table with Bare Steel Hairpin Legs – Dark Wood Finish Style: An industrial chic, vintage retro rustic wooden coffee table in a dark wood finish with mid-century style bare metal hairpin legs.