Little Holly Wood

Holly that is greenest when groves are gaunt and bare.’
-Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Little Holly Kings
Gallant in green
Tree-thinking
A woodland story
When groves
Are gaunt and bare
Golden bells ringing
Welcoming the Green Knight
The New Year

Holly, Greencroft Valley

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  1. Yes the evergreens keep me happy too in the stark winter. I have this little holly i have been nursing for Years, and another larger one that is doing well. Out in the woods we have our green hemlocks and white pine, and some other ornamental scrub i transplanted from the woods, and a nice grove of bamboo that the birds love. My bird feeders are hung to a hemlock’s branches which protects them from the eagle eye of the hawks. May the Green Knights keep you in their arms this cold snowy winter.

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