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Plymouth Greenhouse Prepares for Christmas Poinsettias - ccxmedia.org

 14 Jul 2019, 12:03 pm Plymouth Greenhouse Prepares for Christmas Poinsettias  ccxmedia.org

It's only July, but Len Busch Roses in Plymouth is already making sure that folks can get their hands on a traditional Christmas poinsettia.


SANDAG To Begin Nine Day Work Window At Poinsettia Rail Station - KPBS

 5 Jul 2019, 6:55 am SANDAG To Begin Nine Day Work Window At Poinsettia Rail Station  KPBS

The San Diego Association of Governments will begin nine days of construction work at 9 p.m. Friday to continue making upgrades to the Poinsettia commuter ...


The Crowd: Members of the Whittier Trust sail in Transpac - Los Angeles Times

 15 Jul 2019, 2:10 pm The Crowd: Members of the Whittier Trust sail in Transpac  Los Angeles Times

The yacht is sponsored by Whittier Trust, the “Heritage Sponsors” of the Transpac, marking the 50th year of the biennial race which first sailed in 1923.


Production Points for Poinsettias - Greenhouse Grower

 25 Jun 2019, 2:17 pm Production Points for Poinsettias  Greenhouse Grower

Poinsettia production is just around the corner. From propagation through finish, it is important to watch for common insect pests, particularly whiteflies, as they ...


Christmas in July - Intermountain Catholic

 28 Jun 2019, 12:00 am Christmas in July  Intermountain Catholic

The poinsettia's last red leaf is fading fast. When I received the plant a couple of weeks before Christmas as a gift from a coworker, it was fully crowned with ...


Caterpillars use an anti-predator defense when feeding on sticky plants • Earth.com - Earth.com

 10 Jul 2019, 3:24 pm Caterpillars use an anti-predator defense when feeding on sticky plants • Earth.com  Earth.com

The moth caterpillar secretes an acid from special glands which prevents plants like the poinsettia from secreting latex stored in special canals in their leaves.


SANDAG prepares for Poinsettia Station improvements - Railway Track & Structures

 21 Jun 2019, 12:00 am SANDAG prepares for Poinsettia Station improvements  Railway Track & Structures

SANDAG is preparing for nighttime construction activity scheduled to allow for ongoing platform improvements as part of the SANDAG Poinsettia Station ...


Fahr Greenhouse owners in Wildwood named 'farm family of year' - STLtoday.com

 8 Jul 2019, 9:05 am Fahr Greenhouse owners in Wildwood named 'farm family of year'  STLtoday.com

Patrick and Mary Bellrose of Wildwood to get award at state fair.


Your good news in Polk (July 15) - News - The Ledger

 15 Jul 2019, 4:28 am Your good news in Polk (July 15) - News  The Ledger

James Sharak assumes leadership of Cypress Gardens KC Council 7091James Sharak is the new Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 7091 of ...


Master Gardener: Keeping poinsettia alive year after year is challenge - Tulsa World

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Master Gardener: Keeping poinsettia alive year after year is challenge  Tulsa World

Oftentimes, people will ask us if they can somehow save their poinsettias to keep them until the following year. The answer is yes, but it is much easier to just.


The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol - Ruidoso News

 10 Dec 2018, 12:00 am The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol  Ruidoso News

Historian and educator Lynda Sanchez reveals how the poinsettia plant evolved into a Christmas symbol.


Garden View: Poinsettia selection and care - Monitor

 1 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Garden View: Poinsettia selection and care  Monitor

The stores have been playing Christmas music for weeks, but for me, nothing signals the start of the season like seeing all those bright-red Poinsettias.


Include poinsettias in your Christmas decorations - Cincinnati.com

 13 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Include poinsettias in your Christmas decorations  Cincinnati.com

Poinsettias were first brought to the United States from Mexico in the 1820s.


Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia - PostBulletin.com

 8 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia  PostBulletin.com

Poinsettias are the classic plant for the holidays. Native to Mexico, the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima, was introduced in the United States by Joel Poinsett, ...


You Can Grow It: Tips to keep poinsettias red after the holidays - KTVB.com

 27 Dec 2018, 12:00 am You Can Grow It: Tips to keep poinsettias red after the holidays  KTVB.com

Jim Duthie has some care tips to make your poinsettia last longer and look good in the new year.


Improper watering causes poinsettia to drop leaves | Home and Garden - Quad City Times

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Improper watering causes poinsettia to drop leaves | Home and Garden  Quad City Times

Poinsettia plants remain one of the most popular holiday flowers.


Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving - Mail Tribune

 9 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving  Mail Tribune

We were so happy, happy, I remember. Beneath the poinsettia's red in warm December. ” — Claude McKay, “Flame-Heart,” in “Harlem Shadows,” 1922. Claude ...


Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast - The Tribune

 12 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast  The Tribune

Poinsettia, a Christmas plant with red, white and pink leaves, thrives on the Central Coast of California. The winter flower, popular for holiday decorating and gifts ...


Caterpillars turn anti-predator defense against sticky toxic plants - Phys.org

 10 Jul 2019, 11:00 am Caterpillars turn anti-predator defense against sticky toxic plants  Phys.org

A moth caterpillar has evolved to use acids, usually sprayed at predators as a deterrent, to disarm the defenses of their food plants, according to a study ...


Deadly poinsettia? Don't believe it - MyWebTimes.com

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Deadly poinsettia? Don't believe it  MyWebTimes.com

Tina Davis loves it when she hears, "I'd love to buy a poinsettia for Christmas, but aren't they poisonous?' Davis, who owns Blythe Flowers in Ottawa, ...