Jonathan's Mistletoe Diary

December 19, 2011

A better press story

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jonathan Briggs @ 9:25 am

Following on from the weekend’s oversimplistic media stories (particularly from the BBC) about a threat to mistletoe in general, there’s a much better piece in today’s Yorkshire Post.

Here’s a key quote:

Mistletoe, as a species, is doing just fine. But mistletoe as a crop, taken from old orchards, is certainly threatened as those orchards continue to be neglected or grubbed out.

The full article is at http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/community/nostalgia/evergreen_kisses_1_4069478

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