Seasonal Plant Tips

 5 Great Christmas holiday plants   Norfolk Island Pine Instead of a Christmas tree some may opt for a Norfolk pine (Araucaria heterophylla)which is usually available in stores before Christmas. It may be sold plain…

Christmas tree care

Whether you cut your own or buy a pre-cut Christmas tree, a little care will help you keep your tree fresh longer and avoid it becoming a fire hazard. Here are some suggestions: It is…

Christmas Cactus

  One of the more popular flowering plants around the holidays is the Schlumbergera bridgesii better known as the Christmas cactus. It offers a profusion of tubular flowers that bloom for two to four weeks…

Reblooming Poinsettia

Instead of discarding your poinsettia after the Holiday season, take on the challenge of re-blooming it for the next year. Here’s what you need to do. Maintain and water the plant indoors from March to May. Once…

Mistletoe

Under the Mistletoe A festive Christmas holiday decoration is the Mistletoe  (Phoradendron flavescens) which represents fertility, life, romance and peace. The Druids believed it was a sacred plant that would bring good health and luck….