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….

Autumn Allure

Just because the days are getting shorter doesn’t mean your garden needs to be any less beautiful and inviting: check out this slideshow from Garden Design Magazine, for example! Showcasing a beautiful garden designed by landscape architect Lisa Roth, these pictures demonstrate how Fall colors, shapes and textures can be used to create a stunning impact…