Queen of England to grow her own

Tally hoe!: The Queen of England, 83, has re-embraced the “grow your own” movement, and will once again grow fruit and heritage vegetables in an allotment-sized plot in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. The garden will be organic, fertilized with liquid seaweed and palace compost. (Queen turns corner of palace backyard into an allotment | UK news | The Observer) Related: Washington Post article about the history of England’s allotment gardening system and the government’s support for victory gardens.

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