What to Plant to Attract Butterflies, Hummingbirds and Other Pollinators
Here are her top tips for first luring in pollinators and then keeping them hard at work in your garden.
Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Top 10 Plants You Can't Kill
Tough as nails, but they're pretty, too. Turn your black thumb into a green thumb with our picks for the top 10 plants you can't kill.
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only…
Top 10 Arbor Day Nursery Trees
Still need help deciding which trees and shrubs to add to your landscape this year? In several hardiness zones, the time for planting is now. Check out the top 10 most popular trees sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery and see which trees are perfect for your landscape. North Privet (Ligustrum x ibolium) This deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub is America’s fasting-growing hedge, growing up to 3′ per year. The shrub’s dense, dark, glossy green foliage makes it an excellent choice for hedges…
How to Attract More Hummingbirds to Your Backyard
From making your own sugar water to putting together the right kinds of flowers, here are six easy ways to attract more hummingbirds this year.
Midday Fix: Tree and poinsettia care tips from Chalet Nursery
Chalet Landscape, Nursery and Garden Center 3132 Lake Avenue Wilmette www.chaletnursery.com Event: Visit Santa at Chalet Dec. 14 and 15 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tony's Tips: Different trees have different needle retention. Longer-lasting trees include Concolor, Noble fir and Fraser fir.
What's your Poinsettia Personality?
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10 ways to style and care for poinsettia
Set your poinsettia free from its pot and bring it into the style spotlight
Poinsettias Care and Merchandising Tips
Way back in June we started receiving cuttings for poinsettia season. The holiday season is now here, and over the next few weeks we’ll be shipping out close to 90,000 poinsettias. When you order wholesale poinsettias from us, there are a few tips to consider to ensure that they
How To Keep Your Poinsettias Alive
Poinsettias are classic icons of the holiday season. Here's how you can keep one growing indoors or out so you can enjoy it again next year.
What\'s your Poinsettia Personality?
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Why This Man Only Wears Red and White
Meet Seven (yes, that’s his real name). He lives in Bangalore, India, and he wears nothing but red and white. And he drives a red and white car. And every it...
PlanetJune by June Gilbank » Beaded Poinsettia Tutorial
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Exciting Poinsettia Varieties & Care Tips
Of course there’s red and white poinsettias, but there’s a whole lot more than that! Spectacular speckled and variegated varieties are at the nursery now. La...
How to Keep A Poinsettia Growing Until Next Season
This article will teach you how to keep your poinsettias growing until the next holiday season.
How Long Can I Enjoy My Poinsettia?
Enjoy Your Poinsettia Now and Throughout the Winter by Melinda Myers A long lasting poinsettia starts with a warm trip from the store to your home. Once you have arrived at home, immediately remove the protective covering. When the colorful "bracts", which we consider flowers, are bent upward they release a gas called ethylene. This stimulates ripening and speeds the decline of the plant Always cover your poinsettia and never leave it sitting in a cold car when transporting it to a friend…
Do you know how to keep your Poinsettias alive and beautiful?
4513 W. Loop 281 Longview | 903-753-2223 | thgc.net Haven't ordered your poinsettias yet? Just call us or click on the picture above. Poinsettia Care Tips Poinsettias are one of the most popular flowering plants for decorations and gift giving during the holidays. Read on to learn care tips to keep them blooming throughout the season. LIGHT - They are tropical plants and like indirect sunlight so try to place it in a well-lit area. HEAT - To keep the poinsettia in bloom…
From The Garden Center: How to Care for Your Poinsettia Plant
Did you get a poinsettia this Holiday Season? Watch our handy video by Heather in our garden center, on how to care for it.
Red meat: What makes it unhealthy?
On Monday, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health released study results showing that red meat consumption was associated with a higher risk of early death. The more red meat -- beef,...