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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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5 New Varieties Shaking Up the Poinsettia Tradition - Greenhouse Grower (blog)

 20 Feb 2017, 8:22 am

Greenhouse Grower (blog)

5 New Varieties Shaking Up the Poinsettia Tradition
Greenhouse Grower (blog)
A contemporary take on the classic poinsettia, 'Bouquet' is true to its name with a concentration of bracts above a distinctively strong v-shaped architecture creating the aesthetic allure of a floral arrangement. This robust chassis lends itself to ...


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 ...


Traffic concerns fail to stop Poinsettia development - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 3 Feb 2017, 3:31 am

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Traffic concerns fail to stop Poinsettia development
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Traffic concerns raised by some Carlsbad residents this week failed to stop the momentum behind Poinsettia 61, a proposed development in the city's Aviara neighborhood that includes 123 homes, neighborhood parks, habitat preservation and the ...


Poinsettia Pavilion names new business manager - Ventura County Star

 24 Feb 2017, 2:09 pm

Ventura County Star

Poinsettia Pavilion names new business manager
Ventura County Star
The board of directors of the Poinsettia Pavilion, also known as the Ventura Women's Center, has named Margarida Eidson as the new business manager of the nonprofit event venue. Eidson will be responsible for restructuring the center's operations ...


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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Poinsettia Survey Reveals Growers Increased Poinsettia Sales and Production in 2016 - Greenhouse Grower (blog)

 11 Feb 2017, 5:02 am

Greenhouse Grower (blog)

Poinsettia Survey Reveals Growers Increased Poinsettia Sales and Production in 2016
Greenhouse Grower (blog)
Both production and sales for poinsettias were up year over year. In comparison, 54% of wholesale growers said production of poinsettias was up from 2015, 38% said production is flat, and 9% said it's down. For grower-retailers, production is up for 48 ...


Club issues 'heartfelt thanks' for poinsettia sales - The Greater New Milford Spectrum

 22 Feb 2017, 10:49 am

Club issues 'heartfelt thanks' for poinsettia sales
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
The Danbury & New Fairfield Woman's Club wishes to express our loving thanks to many special people. Once a year the Woman's Club hosts its fundraiser of selling poinsettia plants for the holiday season. This past year's drive was very successful ...


11TH ANNUAL 'POINSETTIA POWER!' LUNCHEON - Stuart Magazine

 24 Feb 2017, 2:23 am

Stuart Magazine

11TH ANNUAL 'POINSETTIA POWER!' LUNCHEON
Stuart Magazine
Nearly 200 attendees convened at the Kane Center to enjoy a day of holiday shopping from local vendors, along with a fabulous fashion show produced by Women's Power Lunch. A new fundraising record was set to benefit the Council on Aging of Martin ...


Selecta One Introduces Three Poinsettia Novelties - PerishableNews (press release) (registration)

 4 Feb 2017, 7:33 am

Selecta One Introduces Three Poinsettia Novelties
PerishableNews (press release) (registration)
Christmas Beauty Cinnamon with a light cinnamon colour joins the Christmas Beauty family – the line especially interesting for retailers and florists with its dense, star-shaped bracts. The variety is ideal for production of premium plants in all pot ...


7 things you need to know about The Flower Fields in Carlsbad - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 22 Feb 2017, 3:09 pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

7 things you need to know about The Flower Fields in Carlsbad
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Flower Fields is debuting a historical display on the evolution of the poinsettia, showing the earliest poinsettia to the poinsettia of today. A greenhouse on the property, by the south entrance, has been redone and retooled to accommodate these ...

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Hyde Park residents seek to slow traffic - YourObserver.com

 23 Feb 2017, 8:35 am

YourObserver.com

Hyde Park residents seek to slow traffic
YourObserver.com
There is a series of interrelated traffic problems the segment of the South Poinsettia Park neighborhood is facing, he said. Delivery trucks use the residential street to get to commercial businesses on Hillview Street and Osprey Avenue. Residents turn ...


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.
What Poinsettias Have to do with US-Mexico RelationsJSTOR Daily
More Than A Holiday Decoration: The History Of PoinsettiasNewspapper
Calvin Finch: Caring for poinsettiasSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk -Bedfordview & Edenvale News
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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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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
Robin Friedman: Poinsettias continue to grow in popularityGainesville Times
Saskatoon StarPhoenix -Romper -Jamaica Gleaner
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You're probably going to buy a poinsettia or two this holiday season. Here's how to care for them - Alaska Dispatch News

 2 Dec 2016, 9:08 am

Alaska Dispatch News

You're probably going to buy a poinsettia or two this holiday season. Here's how to care for them
Alaska Dispatch News
Suddenly, Thanksgiving is over and poinsettias are for sale everywhere you go (as the song says). To get poinsettias to rebloom for Christmas, they have to have the proper light treatment (13 hour nights of complete, total darkness) starting Oct. 1, so ...
The Dos and Don'ts of Poinsettia CareBobVila.com
Plant Primer: Autumn Leaves PoinsettiaColumbus Dispatch
Brighten up holiday with right choice of poinsettiaColumbia County News Times
Renton Reporter -WisContext -Island Packet (blog)
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Poinsettia care during the holidays - Durant Daily Democrat

 26 Nov 2016, 8:37 am

Poinsettia care during the holidays
Durant Daily Democrat
Newer cultivars of poinsettia, in addition to being very showy, have excellent keeping quality and stronger stems than older cultivars. When buying your poinsettia, choose a plant with well-expanded, well-colored bracts. Foliage should be medium to ...


Encinitas may allow marijuana farms - The San Diego Union-Tribune

 16 Feb 2017, 7:52 am

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Encinitas may allow marijuana farms
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A North County city that was once known as the poinsettia-growing capital of the world is now exploring whether to allow some of its struggling flower farmers to cultivate marijuana as a way of preserving the city's agricultural heritage and keeping ...
Council to study pot cultivation in EncinitasDel Mar Times

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Training begins for newest CERT class - Coast News

 3 Feb 2017, 8:00 am

Coast News

Training begins for newest CERT class
Coast News
Davis noted how critical the CERT was during the 2014 Poinsettia Fire, a fact echoed by Harrison several times throughout the training. “The Poinsettia Fire wouldn't have gone the way it did without CERT,” Davis said. “After the first 24 hours, it all ...

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Poinsettia choices are ready for Christmas - Hattiesburg American

 27 Nov 2016, 4:11 pm

Hattiesburg American

Poinsettia choices are ready for Christmas
Hattiesburg American
I've noticed during the last couple weeks that a few early-season poinsettias are showing up on garden center shelves. And while we only celebrated Thanksgiving last week, the appearance of the poinsettia means we are in the full swing of the Christmas ...
This festive $6.9M Jersey crop is hitting peak seasonNJ.com

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