Some photos of my nursery in September of 2013 are shown below. The shade cloth seen was placed around the south side of the beds to reduce temperatures around the base of the cuttings. Shade cloth was not used in 2014 and did not appear to have been necessary.
Also, in 2014 the cuttings were “fanned” out more in the beds
Scouler’s willow. July 2013
Scouler’s willow. Sept. 2013