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Ask a Master Gardener: Beneath the mistletoe

Sneaking a kiss beneath a sprig of mistletoe hung in a doorway is a popular holiday tradition, one that is believed to have started in the 18th century in Great Britain.  photo / Paul Zoetemeijer/Unsplash 

The mention of mistletoe evokes images of a seasonal kissing ball adorned with its leaves and berries or of someone sneaking a kiss beneath a sprig of mistletoe hanging in a doorway.

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