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Christmas Trees And An Excellent 2012

December 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Gardening News

Garden Supplies News has been neglected of late because my wife and I took a two week vacation to India. After two weeks of warmth and sunshine we returned to a cold and dreary climate and promptly caught colds which we are desperately drying to shake off before we go to stay with our family for the holiday.

My last post was all about choosing a christmas tree and by now everyone will have theirs so the only helpful advice at this stage is how to care for your tree. Erik Pauze has plenty of experience although his tree is rather larger than yours. I can say that without fear of contradiction since Erik is the head gardener at Rockefeller Center and responsible for a 74 feet tall monster that is wider than the average living room. Watering involves gallons of water and he needs a blower to sweep up the needles every day. Read more..

Sunrise over StonehengeIn these gloomy economic times I have found one man who believes that good times are just around the corner. Rollo Maughfling, a leading druid, claims that 2012 will be an excellent year. He was speaking at the end of the Solstice ceremony at Stonehenge. “He said that the sun rising over the horizon at the end of the ceremony, bathing more than 1,000 people who attended in pale light, meant good things for the next 12 months.” Read more..

And finally a story involving christmas lights and mysterious disappearances. Robb Rosser can fill in the details. Read more..

On which note may I wish you a very happy christmas, or the compliments of the season if you celebrate the holiday in another tradition.

Photo credit: Andrew Dunn

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