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Mulberry: a new book by Peter Coles

Few trees have had a greater global impact than the mulberry. As the sole food of the Bombyx silkworm, the leaves of the mulberry have brought prosperity to all those who learned the art of silk production over the past … Continue reading

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Milton’s other mulberry trees

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

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Canonbury’s heritage mulberry

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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