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FOLLOW THAT STAR...

Growing up in Wiltshire, my interest in wild flowers as a child was originally sparked at least partly by economics, identifying correctly the edible wild greens I collected to feed our pet rabbits, when a combination of poor grain harvests and the oil crisis meant the price of feed doubled within weeks.

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