US social scientist Kenneth Boulding : ‘If you believe exponential growth can go on in a finite world, you are either a madman or an economist’.

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

11/5/10: The benefit of keeping off the grass

Here's a picture from The Dell playground, by Barnes Cray Rd, showing the effects of not cutting the grass while the planted daffodil foliage dies off naturally. Note the attactive swathe of Bulbous Buttercups, compared to the relative sterility of the surrounding closely mown areas. There's a lot of scope around the Borough - and indeed around the country - for more of this. Come on Bexley - less manicured lawns, more wild flowers .......

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