Spotlight on Poinsettias

Poinsettias have become synonymous with Christmas and the holiday season.  With flowering that is triggered by shortening days and glorious bright colors, these flowers have become a household favorite at this time of year.  But did you know that this cold-weather classic is actually native to Central America?! History: Euphorbia pulcherrima were introduced to the U.S….

Choosing Your Tree

Prepping for the festive season has begun and many people are heading out to stores and tree farms to pick out a tree for the holidays.  But buying a live tree can be confusing.  So many options, how do you know which will last longest?   Will it fit?  How should you keep it fresh-looking? Never…

Caring for Conifers

They might be synonymous with Winter but did you know, conifers actually love to be planted in the Fall?!  So if you’ve always fancied having your own evergreen tree or shrub, keep reading for some top tips on how to plant, grow, and maintain conifers. Conifers are trees or shrubs that produce cones and have…