Friday, December 16, 2005

Mistletoe Hunting - Virginia Beach Style

It wasn't too hard for me to find mistletoe this year, and not only was it easy to spot, but easy to get to as well.

I spotted it in our office yard as I was driving to lunch the other day.
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I found three trees, all small, and all with a pretty good bunch of mistletoe.
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I enlisted the aid of a co-worker, and in just a few short minutes we both had a nice bunch to take home.
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dena at 9:15 PM

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at 9:54 PM Blogger Dak-Ind said...

i love doing things like this! holiday traditions are great. i found my mistletow this year... $3.99 a bunch at rite-aide! hehe

michele sent me

 
at 10:06 PM Blogger Tara said...

I don't think I've ever even seen real mistletoe before. Very cool!
Michele sent me!

 
at 11:51 PM Anonymous Last Girl On Earth said...

Who ever said Mistletoe doesn't grow on trees! (Or was that money?) Either way, have a great weekend!

 
at 12:50 AM Anonymous Fionna said...

Over here it's in a tiny package at the grocery store checkout. We don't have it growing, that would require trees!

 
at 3:33 AM Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

I don't think I've ever seen a Mistletoe Tree...And isn't it wonderful that you both now have VERY FRSH Mistletoe for New Years! Very resourceful, Dena...

 
at 7:45 AM Blogger Better Safe Than Sorry said...

i wouldn't know a mistletoe tree if i saw one, i usually pick it up at the grocery store for under $5

 
at 10:35 AM Blogger kenju said...

Lucky you! The only times I see misletoe, it is the top of a huge oak or maple.

 
at 9:32 PM Blogger sage said...

You don't see misletoe this far north which is why Yankee women are known as good kissers... Nevada Jack has been thinking about writing a post about the problem.

If the misletoe is too far up in the tree, you can get some of it down via a shotgun--but you usually lose the berries then (but then, the berries are poisonous anyway, or so I've been told).

Now what, now that you have misletoe?

 
at 9:39 PM Anonymous Mayberry said...

You bum. And here I am driving all over the country and climbing trees!

 
at 3:28 PM Anonymous Deana said...

I can't believe you found some that low in a tree? I thought nature had like a 30ft in the air limit? We have 3 huge bunches at the very top of a probably 100 year old oak tree. Since I don't think Martin is a good enough shot to get any all I can do is look at it....maybe Jackson will sneak me some over.

 

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