Dave Mellor, Fenway Park’s head groundskeeper and grass guru, was lead designer and sculpter for the topiary crown jewel that is the “B STRONG’’ logo etched into the lush center field lawn during the playoffs.
Mellor, 50, has spent some three decades meticulously tending lawns, spending the last dozen years at Fenway. To hear him describe the process, crafting the iconic ornamental logo that symbolizes Boston’s strength, was basic yard work, almost simple enough for a grade-schooler with a plastic Fisher-Price mower to accomplish.
So, kids, feel free to try this at home on mom and dad’s back lawn. What could go wrong? Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.