Midwinter Cottage and Solstice Celebrations

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage:
The Plants of Christmas The plants traditionally associated with Christmas were  Holly,Mistletoe, Ivy  and Common Yew. These trees and plants have had special roles in earlier religions and past cultures. The Celts in Ireland  had midwinter festivals to celebrate the return of the sun from the shortest day. In the 4th and 5th…

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