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BD man sentenced for poinsettia theft - Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

 17 May 2017, 4:36 pm

Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

BD man sentenced for poinsettia theft
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
JUNEAU — A 22-year-old Beaver Dam man was sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a poinsettia from Beaver Floral last November, and for resisting arrest. Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Sciascia accepted Brent M. Herreman's guilty ...


Tropical Gardening Helpline: Keep your Christmas poinsettia alive for next year - West Hawaii Today

 21 May 2017, 3:37 am

West Hawaii Today

Tropical Gardening Helpline: Keep your Christmas poinsettia alive for next year
West Hawaii Today
Larry asks: I kept my Christmas poinsettia plant alive in hopes I could save it for next winter. Most of the flowers have faded but the plant seems to be still alive. Any tips for saving this plant or propagating new ones from it? Tropical Gardener ...
Greatest encouragement comes in smallest packagesMaryville Daily Times

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Sand and Poinsettias - Creators Syndicate

 3 May 2017, 5:26 pm

Creators Syndicate

Sand and Poinsettias
Creators Syndicate
Q: The kids outgrew the swimming pool, and we removed it. There is a large pile of sand ranging from an inch or 2 deep to about 6 inches deep. We don't have any need for it; we just want to plant grass in place of the pool. Can we cover it with topsoil ...


Tourist rail excursions took shape in Southern California - San Bernardino County Sun

 8 May 2017, 8:55 pm

San Bernardino County Sun

Tourist rail excursions took shape in Southern California
San Bernardino County Sun
The San Bernardino Valley Traction Company's Poinsettia Route excursion car about to begin its maiden excursion voyage, on January 30, 1906, at Urbita Springs. The Poinsettia Route flower symbol can be seen on the front of the car. (Courtesy photo).


Can sand coexist with new grass? - Palm Beach Post

 5 May 2017, 9:01 pm

Can sand coexist with new grass?
Palm Beach Post
Question: I bought a beautiful cream and pink poinsettia early last November thinking that if it didn't last, I could always get another one at Christmas. Now, it is the first of May and it looks almost as good as when I purchased it. All the ...


Poinsettia's not-so-secret life includes a Hollywood angle - LA Daily News

 3 Jan 2017, 3:55 pm

LA Daily News

Poinsettia's not-so-secret life includes a Hollywood angle
LA Daily News
There are two times of the year when you can propagate your poinsettia from cuttings. When the little yellow flowers in the center of your poinsettia bracts — those brightly colored leaf like appendages — begin to fade in February or March, you can ...

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The season for Poinsettias - CBS News

 25 Dec 2016, 6:06 am

CBS News

The season for Poinsettias
CBS News
Time for a story about a plant whose pesky pronunciation has a lot of people seeing red this time of year! Mark Strassmann sets the record straight. In Greenville, South Carolina, one 1905 Craftsman-style home in particular is a canvas of Christmas color.
Poinsettias for the holidaysClaiborne Progress
What Poinsettias Have to do with US-Mexico RelationsJSTOR Daily
Poinsettias Are Mexico's Heritage To The Holidays — Thanks To A US DiplomatFronteras: The Changing America Desk
San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -Bedfordview & Edenvale News -Latin Times
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Let's Get Real - Sporting Post

 29 Apr 2017, 7:02 am

Sporting Post

Let's Get Real
Sporting Post
Dean Kannemeyer's good Trippi mare Real Princess loves the Scottsville track. She bids for the R250 000 Gr3 Poinsettia Stakes double at Scottsville on Sunday but will have to be somewhere near best to hold the challenge from her talented younger ...

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Carlsbad to hire its first park rangers - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 18 May 2017, 4:18 pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Carlsbad to hire its first park rangers
The San Diego Union-Tribune
That settlement also specified that the city create a new passive-use park at the long-empty Buena Vista Reservoir in the Olde Carlsbad neighborhood and set aside additional open space, paving the way for the Poinsettia 61 residential development along ...


Coaster to tackle service delays, interruptions - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 26 May 2017, 5:25 pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Coaster to tackle service delays, interruptions
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A northbound Coaster train arrives at the Poinsettia train station in Carlsbad. (File photo by Hayne Palmour IV). Phil DiehlContact Reporter. Coaster commuter service has suffered recently because of construction, a new operator and “unusual incidents” ...


Happy National Poinsettia Day! 10 Festive Facts About the Iconic Christmas Favorite - Parade

 9 Dec 2016, 2:04 am

Parade

Happy National Poinsettia Day! 10 Festive Facts About the Iconic Christmas Favorite
Parade
Red is the traditional holiday color, but there are more than 100 varieties of poinsettia. New hues this year from horticulture supplier C. Raker & Sons include Gold Rush and Christmas Beauty Marble. We celebrate National Poinsettia Day on December 12 ...
Poinsettia prowess: Clemson expert offers advice and a historical perspective on the popular plantClemson Newsstand
Blooming red: Inside one of Scotland's largest poinsettia farmsSTV News
Christmas poinsettias have ties to Mexico, GreenvilleSpartanburg Herald Journal
NRToday.com -Romper -Jamaica Gleaner
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The Dos and Don'ts of Poinsettia Care - BobVila.com

 30 Nov 2016, 3:41 pm

BobVila.com

The Dos and Don'ts of Poinsettia Care
BobVila.com
Some stores sell poinsettias in cellophane cones that will protect the plant from wind damage, but if it's bitterly cold outside, the bracts and leaves could still suffer. Ask for a larger bag to put over the top of your plant to protect it on the trip ...
You're probably going to buy a poinsettia or two this holiday season. Here's how to care for themAlaska Dispatch News
Plant Primer: Autumn Leaves PoinsettiaColumbus Dispatch
Five things to know about poinsettia plants | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENERRenton Reporter
Island Packet (blog) -WisContext -Express.co.uk
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Poinsettias: More than 50 shades of red - Total Landscape Care (blog)

 17 Dec 2016, 7:16 am

Total Landscape Care (blog)

Poinsettias: More than 50 shades of red
Total Landscape Care (blog)
If you're wanting a plant to provide the rich red of Christmas, look no further than the poinsettia, but this holiday icon has a lot more variety than people think. There are more than 100 varieties of poinsettias available and they come in shades of ...

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Plant Doctor: Don't toss that poinsettia — keep it another year - Orlando Sentinel

 23 Feb 2017, 7:32 am

Orlando Sentinel

Plant Doctor: Don't toss that poinsettia — keep it another year
Orlando Sentinel
Many gardeners have poinsettias saved from the holiday season. Do you toss them or do you keep them? Every gardener knows it is hard to toss plants away. Most likely your plants look pretty good and if you are going to keep them, they need a little ...

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Video: How do you take care of poinsettia plants? - WBAL Baltimore

 12 Dec 2016, 10:08 am

WBAL Baltimore

Video: How do you take care of poinsettia plants?
WBAL Baltimore
Abbey Hering captured this video on Tuesday of a bee swarm passing through Greenwich church street, in south-east London. Advertisement. Related Content. 6 things restaurant chefs say you should never order. Hering, who runs a jewelry shop nearby, ...


Poinsettia peculiarities... and, no, they won't kill you - PennLive.com

 15 Dec 2016, 6:13 am

PennLive.com

Poinsettia peculiarities... and, no, they won't kill you
PennLive.com
Your dog might throw up if he/she somehow stomachs a cluster of the disgustingly bitter leaves. But according to poison control centers and Ohio State University researchers, a 50-pound toddler could eat as many as 500 poinsettia leaves and live to ...
Flower of Christmascourierjournal

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Poinsettia 61 project passes through Planning Commission - Coast News

 7 Feb 2017, 3:29 pm

Coast News

Poinsettia 61 project passes through Planning Commission
Coast News
The Carlsbad Planning Commission approves an agreement between the city, stakeholders and Lennar Homes to build a park at the Buena Vista Reservoir (pictured), add habitat to Veterans Park, connect Poinsettia Lane and allow Lennar Homes to ...

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Carlsbad gears up for summer concert series - Seaside Courier

 23 May 2017, 7:23 am

Seaside Courier

Carlsbad gears up for summer concert series
Seaside Courier
The next two concerts will be held in Poinsettia Community Park at 6600 Hidden Valley Road. Shuttle service operates from 4:30 to 9 p.m. from North Coast Calvary Chapel at 1330 Poinsettia Lane. July 7: Robert Jon & The Wreck - Southern rock. Robert Jon ...


Brick Lane has been covered in Christmas flower display and it couldn't be more beautiful - Metro

 13 Dec 2016, 10:32 am

Metro

Brick Lane has been covered in Christmas flower display and it couldn't be more beautiful
Metro
Brick Lane has been transformed into a magical Christmas extravaganza thanks to florists Princess & Kō. David and Elias from the company used over 300 crimson poinsettias to cover the entire front terrace of the Big Chill Bar on Brick Lane.


5 Ways to Tie Poinsettias to Lifestyle Trends for Increased Sales - Greenhouse Grower (blog)

 8 Feb 2017, 4:45 am

Greenhouse Grower (blog)

5 Ways to Tie Poinsettias to Lifestyle Trends for Increased Sales
Greenhouse Grower (blog)
Shoppers can find traditional red and white poinsettias almost anywhere, so why not wow them with unusual offerings? Bring a fresh perspective to your holiday program with unique poinsettia varieties and colorful, long-lasting potted crops, such as ...