The Casual Gardener: In defence of the dandelion

The diminutive dandelion is vilified as a weed but John Manley urges gardeners to adopt a more tolerant approach to this undervalued native wild flower

A dandelion flower is made up of 100 yellow florets Picture: Mal McCann
OVER the coming weeks the multinational agrochemical industry’s annual marketing drive will be in full swing, with swathes of our most familiar plants and flowers demonised for the benefit of CE[...]

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