- Off the land there were mushrooms, snails in the dry-stone walls, watercress in the ditches, rock pigeon and hare - my brother had a lurcher dog called Jess.
- Edible plants for your pond include watercress, water chestnuts, and arrowhead or Wapato.
- The watercress plants would grow from seeds sprayed from the air.
- Most aquatic plants prefer calm water, with the exception of watercress, which seems to prefer moving water.
- Jobs in one of Hampshire's most distinctive industries, watercress growing, are under threat from government proposals.