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Helen Yemm: how to grow more champion delphiniums, kick-start a poinsettia, cut a hedge down to size - Telegraph.co.uk

 21 Sep 2017, 11:02 pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Helen Yemm: how to grow more champion delphiniums, kick-start a poinsettia, cut a hedge down to size
Telegraph.co.uk
Perhaps it's the weather, but I have a delphinium, planted last year, that has been in flower continually since mid-April. It has not been demolished by my “national collection” of snails, and is even now sending up more flower spikes. Should I be ...


Preventing poinsettia problems - Greenhouse Management

 19 Sep 2017, 8:08 am

Preventing poinsettia problems
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.


Amtrak to discontinue two stops, add one - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 21 Sep 2017, 3:55 pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Amtrak to discontinue two stops, add one
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Amtrak plans to cease its daily stops at the Carlsbad Poinsettia and Encinitas Coaster stations beginning Oct. 9, in part because of low ridership. Coaster service at the locations will be unaffected. The two stops have the least riders of four North ...


Breeders develop poinsettia transport strategies - Horticulture Week

 19 Sep 2017, 7:39 am

Breeders develop poinsettia transport strategies
Horticulture Week
Poinsettia breeders in Germany and Holland says the plants can be vulnerable during transportation so they are looking at ways to improve their durability by testing the plants in simulated transport conditions, such as reducing light levels and ...


The Dirtfolks Before - Greeneville Sun

 20 Sep 2017, 7:36 am

The Dirtfolks Before
Greeneville Sun
My research showed me there is a wild poinsettia that can grow here. It's native to Mexico and seems to have found favorable grounds here in many environments. Common names include painted leaf, fire-on-the-mountain, painted poinsettia and Mexican ...


Poinsettia Ball 2017 Honorary Chairpersons - Blair Enterprise Publishing

 1 Sep 2017, 12:38 pm

Blair Enterprise Publishing

Poinsettia Ball 2017 Honorary Chairpersons
Blair Enterprise Publishing
Monty & LaRae McKinven will be the honorary chairpersons at the 2017 Burgess Health Center Foundation Poinsettia Ball. They have been active supporters of the Burgess Foundation since Monty first started as a nurse anesthetist at Burgess in 2008.


Master gardener: Poinsettias need adequate darkness to bloom - Press-Enterprise

 29 Aug 2017, 12:48 pm

Press-Enterprise

Master gardener: Poinsettias need adequate darkness to bloom
Press-Enterprise
Q. Last year my poinsettias didn't color up until after the holidays. How can I make sure they are in flower for this holiday season? A. This is a common question usually asked when it's too late to be effective. I know it's hard to think about holiday ...


Dr. Dirt: Pansies are popular plants for fall - Indianapolis Star

 22 Sep 2017, 6:35 am

Indianapolis Star

Dr. Dirt: Pansies are popular plants for fall
Indianapolis Star
Dear Dr. Dirt: My little poinsettia plant grew 30 inches tall this past summer. I enjoyed it so much in the garden that I forgot all about bringing it indoors. Will it color up for Christmas? — Ruth Ann, Indianapolis. Dear Reader: Poinsettias are ...


As McShane's Nursery closes, the property gets in line for a new business: cannabis. - Monterey County Weekly

 14 Sep 2017, 12:17 pm

Monterey County Weekly

As McShane's Nursery closes, the property gets in line for a new business: cannabis.
Monterey County Weekly
“He tells me, 'If you're gonna get poinsettias this year, get your order in now,'” says McShane, owner and general manager of McShane's Nursery on Highway 68, just outside Salinas. The poinsettia grower was losing 30 percent of his floor space to a ...

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How they voted, Sept. 17 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 17 Sep 2017, 12:01 am

How they voted, Sept. 17
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The council also approved rejecting bids for the Aviara Community Park-Phase II and Poinsettia Park-Phase III projects. Staff was directed to revise the Poinsettia plans to remove a dog park and explore relocating it to a site initially envisioned for ...

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Informational meeting on Washington, DC trip is Monday - The Herald Argus

 22 Sep 2017, 11:29 am

The Herald Argus

Informational meeting on Washington, DC trip is Monday
The Herald Argus
Fundraising information will be passed out and fundraisers include a poinsettia sale and a Yankee Candle Catalog sale. Greg Samuelson of Kesling Middle School and Bonnie DeWolf at Boston Middle School will be the sponsors for this annual trip. For more ...


Amtrak won't stop in Encinitas or South Carlsbad - San Diego Reader

 22 Sep 2017, 8:32 am

San Diego Reader

Amtrak won't stop in Encinitas or South Carlsbad
San Diego Reader
#“In close consultation with NCTD, [Amtrak] decided to discontinue the stops at the Encinitas and Carlsbad-Poinsettia stations in order to better align Pacific Surfliner stopping patterns with ridership demand,” says regional rail agency spokesperson ...


Selecta One And Wagagai Flower Farm In Uganda Initiate New Role Model Of Trading Fair Poinsettias - PerishableNews (press release) (registration)

 19 Sep 2017, 12:32 pm

Selecta One And Wagagai Flower Farm In Uganda Initiate New Role Model Of Trading Fair Poinsettias
PerishableNews (press release) (registration)
Since 2016, Selecta one supplies Fairtrade certified young plants to their poinsettia growers besides conventional ones. All poinsettias are sourced from Wagagai Ltd. in Uganda. Besides improving health and safety measures, enabling freedom of ...


New 'flower street' signs paint a neighborhood picture in Corona del Mar - Los Angeles Times

 20 Sep 2017, 12:59 pm

Los Angeles Times

New 'flower street' signs paint a neighborhood picture in Corona del Mar
Los Angeles Times
The new gently curved signs where Acacia, Begonia, Carnation, Dahlia, Fernleaf, Heliotrope, Iris, Jasmine, Larkspur, Marigold, Narcissus, Orchid, Poinsettia and Hazel intersect with East Coast Highway replace the blue signs with gold fins typical of ...


Walmart is having a sale on select Pioneer Woman items - ABC15 Arizona

 20 Sep 2017, 5:23 pm

ABC15 Arizona

Walmart is having a sale on select Pioneer Woman items
ABC15 Arizona
Here are some of the great deals we found: This poinsettia 12-piece dinnerware set is marked down from $34.97 to $24.97. This vintage speckle 24-piece cookware set is marked down to just $99.97 (regularly $159). And it comes in two colors! This four ...


Police log: Beach Cities crime reports - The Daily Breeze

 19 Sep 2017, 8:25 pm

The Daily Breeze

Police log: Beach Cities crime reports
The Daily Breeze
12, 3300 block of Poinsettia Avenue. A briefcase, a portfolio and IDs were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Vehicle burglary: 10 p.m. Sept. 3 to 8:30 a.m. Sept. 4, 1600 block of Harkness Street. No signs of forced entry. A work ID, coins and a ...

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'Just don't lie to us,' Broward and Palm Beach residents without power tell FPL - Sun Sentinel

 19 Sep 2017, 9:28 am

Sun Sentinel

'Just don't lie to us,' Broward and Palm Beach residents without power tell FPL
Sun Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale residents in Victoria Park, Coral Ridge, Poinsettia Heights, Sailboat Bend and Coral Shore, and Riverstone in Davie, and others say they're still out of power even though FPL is claiming 99 percent restoration in Broward County. In Palm ...
Hollywood nursing home with no power becomes death trap for 8 patientsSun Sentinel

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Women helping women succeed - Penn Yan Chronicle-Express (blog)

 20 Sep 2017, 4:59 pm

Penn Yan Chronicle-Express (blog)

Women helping women succeed
Penn Yan Chronicle-Express (blog)
The first will take place in October and November when it has an online poinsettia sale. The next is scheduled for Mar. 8, when it will have a women's leadership conference. The third is scheduled for Mother's Day when it will have a direct ...

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County Briefing - Morning Journal News

 20 Sep 2017, 9:07 pm

Morning Journal News

County Briefing
Morning Journal News
Submitted photo Deborah Himes (left) presents Rolayne Kasmer, Berlin Center, with the quilt that she won during the Historical Society of Columbiana Fairfield Townships quilt raffle at the Columbiana Street Fair. The applique poinsettia pattern quilt ...


GT hotel proposal faces local opposition - CNS Business

 19 Sep 2017, 6:42 am

CNS Business

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition
CNS Business
The opposition for the project is coming from residents of Poinsettia Condominiums, the closest residencies to the proposed new development. Lawyers writing to planning on behalf of the residents suggest the project is too big for the site and too ...