Yew Tree Lodge

In A Pocketful of Rye,  Miss Marple is invited to stay at Yew Tree Lodge to help solve some murders.  I wondered what a Yew was and investigated- and found that it is a common shrub of which I have multiple specimens in my own garden! We call it Taxus.

Yews are evergreen and produce berries (which are poisonous to people- and therefore it is the means of one of the murders in the story).   It was put into the marmalade.

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