Plants and Stories of the Winter Solstice
Since ancient times, the winter solstice (occurring this year on Monday, December 21) has been celebrated by cultures around the world as a sacred, festive time. Plants such as oak, holly, mistletoe, and evergreens have long been a central part of these celebrations.
Tune in to this episode of Verdant Views to explore the natural and cultural history of these plants, learn more about seasonal folklore, and peek into the Mullestein Winter Garden at the Cornell Botanic Gardens.
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