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Order your poinsettia today! - Boothbay Register

 23 Oct 2017, 7:31 am

Order your poinsettia today!
Boothbay Register
Are you interested in purchasing a poinsettia for the holidays? The Boothbay Region Elementary School 2019 Washington trip 7th graders are selling both 6.5-inch and 7-inch flowers in red or white. Costs: 6.5-inch, $13; 7-inch, $20. All orders need to ...


NH Club Notes: Bow Garden Club taking poinsettia preorders - The Union Leader

 20 Oct 2017, 1:22 am

The Union Leader

NH Club Notes: Bow Garden Club taking poinsettia preorders
The Union Leader
Audrey Vargish, left, Sandown Garden Club president, grabs some trash while June McNally holds a “Slow” sign to warn passing traffic as club members clean up a 1.7 mile stretch of Main Street, one of the club's community service projects. (COURTESY).

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Plantpeddler announces Poinsettia Variety Day 2017 - Greenhouse Management

 11 Oct 2017, 12:00 pm

Greenhouse Management

Plantpeddler announces Poinsettia Variety Day 2017
Greenhouse Management
The Poinsettia business is ever evolving; this is your opportunity to stay on top of the industry. See honest side by side comparisons of over 100 commercial and prereleased varieties, produced under true production protocols and environmental conditions.


Poinsettia Debutantes announced at party - Hoover Sun

 12 Oct 2017, 9:41 am

Hoover Sun

Poinsettia Debutantes announced at party
Hoover Sun
The 2017 Poinsettia Ball Debutantes were introduced by the Poinsettia Men's Club at an afternoon reception at the beginning of summer. The presentation was held at the Hoover-Randle Home and Gardens and officially kicked off the debutante season.

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Sap from garden plants like poinsettia can burn eyes - Times of Malta

 4 Oct 2017, 8:29 am

Times of Malta

Sap from garden plants like poinsettia can burn eyes
Times of Malta
Gardeners caring for plants in the Euphorbia genus should be careful about handling the toxic sap, according to a new report. More than 2,000 species of euphorbia exist, including succulents like certain cacti, tropicals like Poinsettia, and flowering ...

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Pulcherrima – what a plant! - The Navhind Times

 23 Oct 2017, 1:21 pm

Pulcherrima – what a plant!
The Navhind Times
Their name says it all but the words, Poinsettia Pulcherrima (or, earlier, Euphorbia Pulcherrima) may sound like Latin or Greek today. Indeed, pulcherrima is the Latin word for 'the most beautiful'. The bright red bracts that look like flowers are ...


PlantPeddler Hosting Poinsettia Variety Day in December - Greenhouse Grower (blog)

 14 Oct 2017, 9:32 am

Greenhouse Grower (blog)

PlantPeddler Hosting Poinsettia Variety Day in December
Greenhouse Grower (blog)
The poinsettia business is ever evolving, and PlantPeddler's 2017 Poinsettia Variety Day is a great opportunity to stay on top of the industry. The event takes place on Friday, Dec, 8, at PlantPeddler's facility in Cresco, IA, and features side-by-side ...


Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice holding poinsettia plant fundraiser - HamiltonNews

 28 Sep 2017, 1:46 pm

HamiltonNews

Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice holding poinsettia plant fundraiser
HamiltonNews
Dr. Bob Hospice is selling festive poinsettias as a holiday fundraiser this November. - file photo. The Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice is holding a poinsettia plant sale fundraiser in conjunction with Jean's Flower Shop. To pre-order and pre-pay for your holiday ...


From poinsettias to pot? Voters to decide what grows in Encinitas - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 19 Oct 2017, 7:12 am

The San Diego Union-Tribune

From poinsettias to pot? Voters to decide what grows in Encinitas
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Encinitas, which has a long agricultural heritage and is famous for starting the nation's poinsettia industry, began exploring the idea of allowing commercial marijuana growing operations months ago after one of the city's longtime flower growers ...

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MVGC's annual poinsettia sale underway - Hot Springs Village Voice

 3 Oct 2017, 12:03 am

Hot Springs Village Voice

MVGC's annual poinsettia sale underway
Hot Springs Village Voice
Proceeds from the last poinsettia sale funded this project, as well as the maintenance of existing projects, including the East, West and Balboa gates, the animal shelter and triangle, the Coronado Center courtyard, and the administration building ...

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For some plants, it's time to come inside - GoDanRiver.com

 17 Oct 2017, 4:24 pm

GoDanRiver.com

For some plants, it's time to come inside
GoDanRiver.com
The Cooperative Extension Service of The University of Illinois in an online publication titled “The Poinsettia Pages” states, “… a 50 pound child would have to eat 500 leaves to have any harmful effect.” Since the leaves are very bitter to the taste ...


Annual Old Ways Days returns - Concord Monitor

 17 Oct 2017, 10:12 am

Annual Old Ways Days returns
Concord Monitor
The Bow Garden Club is now conducting their eighth annual “Holiday Poinsettia Sale” fundraiser, offering large red, white or pink poinsettia plants for sale, complete with foil pot covers for gift giving or display purposes. Grown locally by D.S. Cole ...


Chris Sokoloski column: BBQ, fruit and flowers, oh my - South Strand news

 19 Oct 2017, 9:08 pm

Chris Sokoloski column: BBQ, fruit and flowers, oh my
South Strand news
But come fall, and the closer we get to the holidays, we can always look forward to feasting on a bounty of fresh fruit, plates piled high with Lowcountry barbecue and filling our homes with beautiful Poinsettias. Georgetown High's softball team is ...


Gerry Harvey to sell luxury Runaway Bay apartments; plus more ... - Gold Coast Bulletin

 22 Oct 2017, 7:01 am

Gold Coast Bulletin

Gerry Harvey to sell luxury Runaway Bay apartments; plus more ...
Gold Coast Bulletin
GERRY Harvey, super-retailer, is getting all his ducks in a row to offer some super specials on the Gold Coast.

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Christmas Returns to the Newport Mansions in November - Newport Buzz

 19 Oct 2017, 1:24 pm

Newport Buzz

Christmas Returns to the Newport Mansions in November
Newport Buzz
The traditional 15-foot tall red poinsettia tree will once again be on view in the Great Hall of The Breakers. Made up of up to 150 individual plants, the poinsettia tree is a perennial visitor favorite. On the second floor loggia, model train ...


Online Effort Seeks Funds For Hartford Holiday Flower Display - Hartford Courant

 10 Oct 2017, 3:00 am

Hartford Courant

Online Effort Seeks Funds For Hartford Holiday Flower Display
Hartford Courant
Some citizens, fearing that the city won't be able to afford the annual poinsettia display placed in the city hall atrium, have begun soliciting donations online. The display, seen here in 2012, has been a staple in the city for decades. (Patrick ...


Halleck Horticultural, LLC hires Jill Mullaney as horticulturist and accounts manager - Greenhouse Management

 25 Sep 2017, 6:47 am

Greenhouse Management

Halleck Horticultural, LLC hires Jill Mullaney as horticulturist and accounts manager
Greenhouse Management
When poinsettia season comes, that also means the arrival of pests and diseases that affect the popular holiday crop. In the realm of insects and diseases, two of the most common poinsettia problems for growers are whitefly and Botrytis.

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While others have fallen, nursery still blooming after 85 years - MyAJC

 17 Oct 2017, 9:07 pm

While others have fallen, nursery still blooming after 85 years
MyAJC
This year's poinsettia volume alone is anticipated to be around 20,000. Earlene Eisley-Freeman, Earle Eisley's daughter and the nursery's retail manager, notes that every poinsettia pot is individually wrapped for a more festive appearance. Eisley ...


Poinsettias sensitive to changes in temperature - The Province

 5 Oct 2017, 7:01 am

The Province

Poinsettias sensitive to changes in temperature
The Province
Q. Early in the spring, I cut back my poinsettia plants and repotted them in fresh soil. When the weather turned warm, I put them out in the bright shade of the patio for the summer. They grew very well. When should I bring them back indoors? Will the ...


Police, fire host Public Safety Open House - Coast News

 12 Oct 2017, 12:22 pm

Police, fire host Public Safety Open House
Coast News
Carlsbad is no stranger to fire danger as the 2014 Poinsettia Fire ravaged the central portion of the city between El Camino Real and Poinsettia Lane. As for the police, Carlsbad is one of the safest cities in the state using a dedicated police force ...

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