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May 1st, the start of summer? Yes, it’s a day for gardening!

By | May 1, 2016

May 1st, the start of summer? May 1st and we think of maypoles with brightly coloured ribbons and country dancing at school. That is quite modern! To the Celts, May 1st was the end of winter and the start of new growth, with animals moving onto the new year’s grass.  In medieval times May Day… Read More »