Everything you wanted to know about mistletoe, in a full colour guide! UK-based mistletoe expert Jonathan Briggs explains what mistletoe is, and why it has such a unusual place in tradition, myth and legend, especially at Christmas.
The book majors on the classic mistletoe of Europe, the only one with traditions stretching way back into prehistory. Other mistletoes around the world get a mention too, but this is really a celebration of the real thing, the true mistletoe of legend. Not sure which mistletoe you use at Christmas? Buy this book and find out more about it. Or buy it as a gift – mistletoe is the ultimate in romantic plants!
In large format (quarto-size, 19 by 24cm) and 32 pages the book's contents include: What is Mistletoe? : Where does it grow? : Ancient Traditions : Modern Traditions : Mistletoe Harvest : Where do you get yours? : Mistletoe Events : Mistletoe Decorative Art : Mistletoe Medicine : Mistletoe Wildlife : Conserving Mistletoe : Controlling Mistletoe : Growing Your Own.
2012/13 winter pricing: This year we are offering the book at the discount price of £8.25 inclusive of shipping (equivalent to just 30p added for shipping compared to list price) :
We are a small, winter season firm supplying mistletoe, mistletoe grow-kits, books and cards. Our mistletoe is harvested from farms across the English mistletoe heartlands of Worcestershire, Gloucestershire & Herefordshire.
Our aim is to provide a professional service, supplying high quality and freshly harvested mistletoe products, drawing on our experiences with the original Tenbury Wells online mistletoe business which we helped establish and run from 2004 to 2009, and on the expertise of mistletoe expert Jonathan Briggs, who is a key part of our team.
All our pricing is inclusive of UK postage. Please note that you'll need to contact us before ordering if you need shipping outside the UK. Please also note our fresh mistletoe ordering information. See the Fresh Mistletoe page for details of this.