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Flower of December: Holly

Flower of December: Holly

Interesting facts about the flower of December.

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Holiday Poinsettias and Their Family

Holiday Poinsettias and Their Family - learn about drought tolerant, easy-care euphorbias -

Poinsettias mean Christmas, no doubt about it, but consider the rest of their plant family year-round for low-maintenance houseplants and resilient color for the garden.

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Do You Know Mistletoe?

Do You Know Mistletoe? - a closer look -

Mistletoe is considered a hemi-parasite in the plant world. It is parasitic in that it pulls water and nutrients from the trees and shrubs it grows attached to, but it does do its own photosynthesis.Mistletoe sprouts on plants from seed spread by…

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Christmas Stockings Enrich Holiday Traditions

Christmas Stockings Enrich Holiday Traditions - the story behind stockings -

Find out why we hang stockings for Christmas and anticipate them being filled with goodies.

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The Living Christmas Tree

The Living Christmas Tree - fresh for the holidays -

This holiday season enjoy a living tree. You can feel good about having a living Christmas tree: It looks beautiful and effectively filters harmful pollutants from the air - ­making your home safer for your family.

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Get to Know Lilies

Get to Know Lilies - showy flowers that return every year -

Learn more about the history of 'Stargazer’, Easter and Asiatic lilies.

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History of the Poinsettia

History of the Poinsettia

The Poinsettia is a plant we all know and love. Although many Christmas flowers and plants are associated with the traditions of the American Christmas holiday, the Poinsettia has a somewhat surprising past.Poinsettias were known at least as far…

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