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The mistletoe so extensively used in England at Christmas is largely derived from the apple orchards of Normandy; a quantity is also sent from the apple orchards of Herefordshire.
The staple crop is rice, but orchards and gardens are also common.
Orchards and fruit gardens are well developed; the crown maintains two model gardens.
The orchards stretched from the palace to the city and had been open to the public for immortals all over to visit and enjoy.
Neighbouring to the town are the ruined castle of Orkil, the watering-place Christiansminde, and the extensive orchards of Gammel Hestehave, where wine is produced.