The Botany of Christmas

at Galt Museum & Archives

Cultures and nations across the world have found many different ways to celebrate Christmas. There are a great many trees, shrubs, fruits and flowers associated with this special day, even the Christmas tree itself. Poinsettias, mistletoe, holly, ivy and even Christmas cactus are some of the others. Join Lyndon Penner for an interesting and surprising look at the history and horticulture surrounding these plants and how they tie in with various beliefs.
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash
Café Galt
2–3 pm | registration not required | museum admission applies | free to annual pass holders
Lecture | Adults & Seniors