Selection and Care of Fresh Christmas Trees

There’s nothing like having a fresh Christmas tree in your home for fragrance and beauty. Some of the best varieties for freshness and keeping quality are Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir; Balsam Fir and Scotch Pine. My favorite is Fraser Fir because of its long-lasting fragrance, beautiful pyramid shape, branch flexibility and needle retention. Regardless ofContinue reading “Selection and Care of Fresh Christmas Trees”

Love and Care of Poinsettias

Poinsettias for the Holidays Deborah Chaves When you do your Christmas decorating and giving don’t forget the Poinsettia. Today’s poinsettias come in many colors ranging from the traditional reds, whites and pinks to multi-colors, gold, purple and burgundy. You may find blues, sparkles and polka dots this year also as growers expand their creativity throughContinue reading “Love and Care of Poinsettias”