Unravelling the tale of London's mulberry tree heritage

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.

Resurrecting the Poplars

A black mulberry in NW London leads to some unexpected people, places and art

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Lost Angel in Bedford Park

An old mulberry reveals its history

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Managing your mulberry

A short introduction to managing mature mulberries.

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