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All Seasons Blog

December To Do List

It’s time to select your Christmas tree! Here, we have your tree BY NAME!  How about having “The Hulk” or “Minnie Mouse” in your living room? Always make sure your tree receives a fresh cut before taking it home. We do this for you!  When selecting, cup your hand at the base of a branch and run

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Holiday Houseplants

Decorate your home for the holidays with these colorful houseplant options. Poinsettia Loved for their big, bright, red blooms, these classic holiday plants are actually tropical plants, making poinsettias the perfect houseplant candidate year-round. If displayed outdoors, be sure to bring in on nights below 40 degrees! Poinsettias are also mildly toxic and cause skin

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Poinsettia Care through Winter (and Beyond)

This iconic holiday plant has tropical roots. Get tips on keeping your poinsettia looking its best all year. Perhaps no flower represents the winter holidays like the poinsettia. However, these festive plants, which range from the traditional red to pale yellow, can be mysterious when it comes to care and maintenance. Here are some tips on

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Christmas Cactus Care

The Christmas cactus is a long lived plant with flat, segmented stems. Most of the year its appearance is fairly unassuming. Some potted green in the corner of the living room or parked under a tree in the back yard. Around Christmas, however, something magical happens. With care, this plain looking plant will blossom with flowers of

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Flavorful Gatherings: Herbs for your Holiday Dinners

Just because the weather outside is frightful doesn’t mean you have to give up on your green thumb. Many herbs do well indoors as long as they are given enough light. A bright kitchen window or sunny southern exposure will work just fine. Keep them lightly watered and trim often for vigorous growth. Rosemary Nothing

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Caring for your Christmas Tree

We offer you fresh cut Fraser Fir, Noble Fir and Nordmann Fir trees, each with a special name!  These varieties of Christmas trees are fat, full and healthy.  These trees may cost a little more, but they hold up and look the best decorated. Below are some tips to assure your Christmas tree will stay

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Christmas All Lit Up

‘Tis the season to ask: Should I purchase LED (Light Emitting Diode) or traditional (Incandescent) lights? Here are the Pros and Cons of LED lights to help light your path to a decision: PROS LED lights shine with brighter, bolder colors than traditional lights. LED lights “burn” cooler, meaning they don’t really get hot. This is

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A Holly for Every Need

Enjoy the following recollection of holly berries and childhood from a Louisiana Horticulturist: “Growing up right behind St. George, our neighbor, Mrs. B., had a Holly on the right corner of her house. Being a boy, what this meant for me was I now had “bullets” to throw at my younger brother. Holly berries were

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In the Zone: An Article on Plant Growing Zones

  Have you gone to a nursery to purchase a plant only to be confused by the zone indicated? Usually the zone on the label is the plant hardiness zone, but it is becoming common to include heat zones. First, let’s discuss plant hardiness zones. This set of numbers is about minimum temperatures a plant

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Cyclamen: Holiday & Cool Season Favorite

Cyclamen plants add a splash of color to shady spot, a container garden. The red and white blooms are ideal as holiday garden centerpieces or given as a gift to someone special. Want other colors besides the holiday classic combination? Shades of pink and purple are available as well! They look delicate, but cool-weather cyclamen

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