What wood is used to make Trugs?
A traditional craft In the past, traditional trugs have been made from wood such as Ash. Today, they are made from Sweet Chestnut from the High Weald woodlands and Cricket-bat Willow – mainly because they are so readily available but also because they are both pliable and easy to work with.
Where are Sussex Trugs made?
Sussex trugs have been made in the county of Sussex since 1829 when they were invented by one Thomas Smith of Windmill Hill, Herstmonceux.
What is a wooden trug?
Traditionally made from Poplar wood, hand-shaped and with strong handles, these trugs are the essential garden accessory. Available in 2 sizes: Medium trug measures 40 x 23cm, Large trug measures 57 x 27cm.