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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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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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