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                                                             Palm Frond Baskets

    ​The palm tree is known in Hawaii as the tree of a hundred uses.  With the use of a sharp knife and a pair of leather gloves, basket reed can be split from the branch. The leaves are smooth and flexible, and naturally water resistant.

     

    These tote bags and  baskets are very durable, having the thickness of the reed and the flexibility of the leaves.

     

     

     

     

    On the left: densely woven palm branch  basket.

     

    I would use it for a knitting project . . .

                                      . . .or bath towel storage!

     $40

     

     

     

     

     

     

    On the right, a tall- handled harvesting basket. the 9 inches

    from the top of the handle to the body of the basket

    allows to carry and fill with peaches, tomatoes or potatoes!

     

    $40

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Palm Leaf fruit baskets

    Palm fronds are naturally water resistant, even when they are off the tree. This is the perfect media for a fruit basket in the kitchen, allowing for elegant storage and ease of cleaning up in the kitchen.

    Palm leaves grown and harvested in Florida!

     

    $12 and up

     

     

     

                   

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

           

     

     

     

     

     

     

                Palm Leaf Planters:   Line with fabric, add soil and the house plant of your choice!  

                                              For indoor or outdoor use, they provide drainage and a natural pot.

                                     

                                             Option to hang them from a hook on the porch or patio  ------------------>

                 Small / seed starter   $5

                 Medium: $10

                 Large      $25 and up

         

     

             1st Year:                                                        1 planting season:  new patina, still going strong.

     

     

    Farmstand Tote

     

    This popular style of everyday tote combines the love of living locally with the durability of Palm Leaves. The shoulder straps are woven into the basket securely.

     

    Several sizes are generally available although the color variety changes by the week!

     

     

    $45 to $60

    Bushel Baskets-- made with hand- split basket reed.

     

    One branch from a date palm tree can provide leaves for the baskets seen above

    as well as five good pirces of basket eed and some smaller pieces of reed.

     

     

    These round and oval shaped baskets are made from hand- split basket reed!

     

    $30 to $60

     

    Seen here, $30 options

     

     

    16 to 20 inches across, ten to 15 inches tall. the one on the left

    has sturdy handles.