Brush in fine sand with a besom , and the grass will breathe more easily.
Having finished at last, she took her besom to the door, and beat it against a stone.
Heidi broke some straws from her besom and we lit all the candles anew.
Fix up that dusty broomstick from the hall closet and use it for a besom .
Other species of wood used include birch, which is made into besom for brooms and horse jumps and oak for rustic furniture.
One Dorset broom maker was even making a special version of his household besom broom for the younger visitors - a Nimbus 2000, guaranteed to attract all Harry Potter fans!
The event, led by the National Trust, saw crafts-people from across the country, including besom makers and stone-wallers demonstrating their traditional trades.
They took the besom and threw it in the stove.
The farmers are among the last producers of besom brooms in the country, after getting off to a flying start with the demand for traditional broomsticks sparked by the Harry Potter books and films.
He followed this by sitting down and making a besom - a brush made from birch twigs.