The grass beneath our feet

The grass beneath our feet

The English obsession with grass came into being in the 17th century, when the close cut lawn was a status symbol of the rich. Only they could afford to take land out of production for purely aesthetic purposes, and maintaining a lawn before the invention of the mower...
Tendrils: 160827

Tendrils: 160827

Welcome to Tendrils! Your weekly recap of the most interesting internet information on plants and gardening. We start this week with a bit of history…. The Maris Piper – a famous potato variety – is 50 years old this year. There’s a whole blog...

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