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The Truth About Mistletoe

The Truth About Mistletoe

Playing tracks by

Johnny Earle , Warren Chiasson , Mistle Thrush, Isaac Hayes, Golden Bough and more.

This year I am attempting to grow my own mistletoe, on our apple trees, and that encouraged me to have a closer look at this curious plant. You’ll hear about the ancient myths, the Mistle Thrush, the case for mistletoe in cancer treatment, and of course, how to grow your own. I've found a surprising quantity of mistletoe themed music, and we'll finish off with a nicely scary story.

Best website:
Grow kits
A Little Book About Mistletoe by Jonathan Briggs
Grow Your Own Mistletoe by Nick Wheeldon, available from
Bird song: