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30 11, 2015

The Holly and the Ivy

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It is interesting that two plants we might find growing in our gardens have such strong connotations with winter and the Christmas period.  Pagans had customarily decorated their homes in winter with evergreens culled from the landscape long before the birth of Christianity and many people still put holly wreaths or garlands on their door [...]