A virtual talk with mulberry expert Dr Peter Coles as part of Urban Tree Festival 2021.
For Spring and Summer 2021 Hogarth’s House is running a monthly virtual video series called Midday Modern Conversations, inspired by Hogarth’s print ‘A Midnight Modern Conversation.’ The team speak to specialists and experts on a range of intriguing topics.
In this special live edition of Midday Modern Conversations, mulberry expert Dr Peter Coles will speak to our Historic Houses Senior Manager John Collins about mulberry trees and in particular our own historic mulberry tree in the centre of our garden, which is the last living remnant of the garden’s origin as a 17th century orchard.
After their conversation, members of the live virtual audience will be invited to ask Peter their own questions about mulberry trees. Ever wanted to know how long they live? What’s the difference between a black and a white mulberry? Come and find out.
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