Hip hip wassail!
Old apple tree we wassail thee... every year, every January in Somerset as it goes! Yes, it’s that time when groups of us West Country weirdos (only kidding... we’re not weird really, honest) gather in orchards all across the county to bring ‘good health’ to the apple trees for the coming year - and to encourage the best and most plentiful crop to make cider from (crowns of leaves and flowers optional!). Wassailing is actually an ancient pagan custom. How far it really dates