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December 26, 2013

 

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European Mistletoe

We think of a sprig of mistletoe as something to kiss under at a holiday party, but it has a fascinating history...

December 19, 2013

 

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Thorny Holly

Holly bushes make excellent last minute holiday gifts!

November 21, 2013

 

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Exports From China

Chrysanthemums are the quintessential fall flower in our Northern hemisphere gardens.

December 20, 2012

 

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Natural Decoration

During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.

December 13, 2012

 

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Quick Arrangements

If guests are expected and you have no flowers, just pick a few sprays of evergreens from the garden.

December 24, 2009

 

a Christmas wreath adorned with fruit, flowers and pinecones on a red door.

Louise B. Fisher: Flower Arranger For Colonial Williamsburg

Louise B. Fisher's traditional yet creative approach was a major force in defining an American style of flower arranging.

December 17, 2009

 

a flower arrangement of red and white flowers in a Christmas vase surrounded with ornaments and holiday beads.

Buds and Blooms: Easy And Economical Holiday Flower Arrangements

In the days leading up to the holidays, flower lovers start thinking about how flowers can be used as part of their seasonal decorations.

December 10, 2009

 

a bunch of bright orange clivia flowers.

Houseplants As Gifts: Anthuriums And Clivias

Anthuriums and Clivias manage to thrive indoors despite the inhospitable winter climate. This makes these houseplants great holiday gifts that keep on giving.

January 4, 2007

 

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Victorian Floral Magic

As we think about flower decorations for the holidays, it is interesting to think about the lavish scale of floral art in English Victorian homes.

January 5, 2006

 

a bunch of paper white narcissus flowers before a pink background.

Paper White Narcissus

After the holidays, gardeners often seek tender bulbs that bloom indoors such as the Paper White Narcissus. They will light up our homes and hearts in winter.

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