Plant of the Week

Red Carousel Poinsettia

poinsettia plant country quiltThe Red Carousel Poinsettia. Poinsettias are a natural gift for the holidays and this new variety is sure to make a grand impression. The dark red flowers from this year’s newest plant have curled bracts that resemble rose petals. Around the greenhouse it’s a favorite with customers; they claim that it’s so perfectly formed that it almost looks artificial!

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Recent Articles

About Our Christmas Tree Tradition

The day after our girls arrived home from college we all made the annual trek to the garden center to select our family Christmas tree. Setting up and decorating the tree is a special time at the Lain house. As usual, the occasion consists of eggnog, ornaments, and good stories reflecting our fondness of the season. A survey conducted by … Continue reading

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Using Christmas Trees in a Winter Landscape

Using living trees over fresh-cut trees to decorate the holidays has increased in popularity. A quarter of my local Christmas tree sales are for living trees that will be planted in January. Because of their waxy needles and high internal pitch, most conifers need surprisingly little water. This is true for the high country natives like pine, cypress, cedar, and … Continue reading

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Fresh Cut Christmas tree varieties

Fresh Cut Christmas tree varieties Which evergreens trees make the best cut Christmas tree, and learn which trees stay fresh longer.  

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Keeping Christmas Greens Fresh and Safe from Fire

In their inimitable states of seasonal freshness, cut garlands, wreaths, swags, and Christmas trees, have arrived at our greenhouse. A tree’s freshness is determined by its weight, which comes from its water content, so the heavier the tree and other decorative greens, the fresher they will be. A truly fresh tree should be so heavy that it is difficult to … Continue reading

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7 Gardening Tips for Year’s End

The days grow short as we move into the last of the 2014 garden season. This is a time to relax, sip some tea while warming your feet by the fire, and reflect on our gardening successes and near misses. But there still are some things to watch for in December, so here are seven gardening ideas for closing down … Continue reading

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