Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.
In December, there are varied types of evergreen foliage that can be used to contrast form, color and texture in vases and centerpieces.
I feel compelled to remember our foremothers during Thanksgiving who have been busy preparing bountiful as well as beautiful Thanksgiving tables.
What fun it is to read about the many shades of colors of flowers often specified in their botanical names.
There is a charming story about the first Christmas tree in Williamsburg, Virginia, a town noted for its traditional decorations for the holidays.
The colorful petal-like leaves are not actually the flowers but are really bracts.