Peter explore's Spitalfields mulberry and silk weaving heritage as part of London Tree Week.Read the blog
Since Roman times mulberries have been planted in London for their delicious fruit and medicinal virtues. Today's trees help to tell this tale, including of London's medieval abbeys, monasteries, and King James I's attempt to start a silk industry to rival Italy and France.
Help us uncover London's mulberries, and record them with the National Biodiversity Network.
Try your hand at a tasty mulberry recipie, from delicious Persian meals to a super food healthy London treat
A walk by Peter Coles from Charlton House to Sayes Court ParkRead the blog