Safe Christmas Tree Handling There’s nothing that says ‘Christmas’ like a real Christmas tree with its fresh evergreen scent. Live trees are wonderful but be aware that your tree could be harboring pests that could be detrimental to your landscape and neighboring open space. The University of California pest management experts have these tips for […]
Caring for your Poinsettias Poinsettias are our ‘go to’ plant for instantly bringing that Christmas spirit into our homes. To keep your poinsettias looking their best throughout the holiday season (and even beyond), follow these tips: Place in bright light, but out of direct sun. Avoid heating vents or cold, drafty areas. Keep soil moist […]
Deck the Halls with Greens, Berries and Other Garden Treasures For a quick and inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays, go out in your garden and clip away! For my holiday mantel decor, I chose podocarpus branches and toyon berries. Add a few gold ornaments and a candle, and the mantel is […]
Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s a fun, creative and beautiful centerpiece (or unique hostess gift!) to make for your Holiday table! Place on a moisture proof plate or tray to protect your table. It will last 3-7 days. Plant outside, pumpkin and all, in a pot or in the ground after the holiday.
The holidays are fast approaching! It’s time to spruce up your indoor plants. This video shows you how to use the ‘filler, thriller, filler’ concept to create stunning indoor containers! How To Design Indoor Containers with Teena Spindler – YouTube.