by Stephen J. Bowe and Peter Coles One of the best-known veteran mulberry trees in England is the so-called ‘Milton Mulberry’ in the Fellows’ Garden at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge, which Peter Coles wrote about in December 2018 (read … Continue reading
By Peter Coles Canonbury, that sedate corner of urban tranquillity just two miles due north of St Paul’s cathedral, is home to more curiosities than many parts of London. Some are well known, like the delightful, exposed stretch of the … Continue reading
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Morus nigra at London College of Fashion, now over 100 years old. Last week I finally got to see the black mulberry I’d heard about from several people, located behind the London College of Fashion in Lime Grove, Shepherd’s Bush. … Continue reading
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It was a wet weekend in Deptford, but the dull weather brought its own rewards.
The 2016 Urban Photo Fest is kicking off this week. The Urban Memories exhibition will feature four of my photographs.
There are only about 7000 native Black Poplars (Poplus nigra betulifolia) left in Britain, most of them south of The Wash (the bay where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire on the east coast of England). And only 600 of these are female. … Continue reading
I recently posted a new blog piece for Morus Londinium on the mulberries at Charterhouse, a former Carthusian monastery founded in the 14th century, then boys’ school and alms-house: http://www.moruslondinium.org/research/charterhouse-mulberries