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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:03 pm    Post subject: Wild strawberries growing beside railway lines Reply with quote

I was talking to someone recently who maintained that before the border railways were closed down, wild strawberries grew prolifically alongside them. #

Does anyone know why this might have been the case?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wild Strawberries grow prolifically in quite a few places, so I don't see why not. They grow along our road in abundence and I know of at least 4 more places where they have re-claimed ground that has been quarried or moved, and these are dispersed quite widely. Is your particular interest in the Railways or the Strawberries or the only ever-so slightly dangerouse combination of the two? Smile
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