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Poinsettia Park Easter event provides eggs, fun and egg puns - Coast News

 21 Apr 2017, 8:49 am

Coast News

Poinsettia Park Easter event provides eggs, fun and egg puns
Coast News
CARLSBAD — This past weekend, close to 5,000 people came out to a sunny Poinsettia Park day to celebrate Easter with the city of Carlsbad's Eggstravaganza Spring Festival. Bounce castles, food stands and booths from local businesses commandeered ...

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Fire burns 2-story house in Melbourne; no one injured - Florida Today

 9 Apr 2017, 5:45 pm

Florida Today

Fire burns 2-story house in Melbourne; no one injured
Florida Today
MELBOURNE — Flames ravaged a two-story wooden-frame house and surrounding vegetation Sunday night on Poinsettia Boulevard near the Melbourne Square mall, triggering a brief power outage for about 1,400 Florida Power & Light customers. A plume ...


CopyCats: Top 10 toxins in cats - hngnews.com

 5 Apr 2017, 12:07 pm

hngnews.com

CopyCats: Top 10 toxins in cats
hngnews.com
As it turns out, Easter lilies are more poisonous than poinsettia plants. In a Pet Poison Helpline blog, Lynn R. Hovda, veterinarian and director of Veterinary Services, writes about the top 10 toxins in cats. She writes: "Plants in the Lilium species ...


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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Pistol shooters on target for national champs, thanks to sponsorship - South Coast Sun

 20 Apr 2017, 9:29 am

South Coast Sun

Pistol shooters on target for national champs, thanks to sponsorship
South Coast Sun
Poinsettia Pistol Club members who are part of the KZN shooting team will leave for the national pistol shooting championships at the Bellville range with a new sponsor to assist in their quest to return with a bagful of medals. Southern Sky Operations ...


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 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
Brighten up holiday with right choice of poinsettiaColumbia County News Times
Five things to know about poinsettia plants | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENERRenton Reporter
Island Packet (blog) -WisContext -Express.co.uk
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Selby Gardens Finds the Flowers in Pop Legend Andy Warhol's ... - Sarasota

 24 Apr 2017, 12:15 pm

Selby Gardens Finds the Flowers in Pop Legend Andy Warhol's ...
Sarasota
"Flowers in the Factory" show will be officially announced at tonight's Best of Sarasota 2017 party at the gardens.

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Old county courthouse turns 100 after bumpy ride - Palm Beach Daily News

 24 Apr 2017, 2:06 am

Palm Beach Daily News

Old county courthouse turns 100 after bumpy ride
Palm Beach Daily News
If halls of justice — places of guilt and innocence, unions and splits — echo with the human condition, then the historic courthouse that once served Palm Beachers must have had a bumpy ride. It did, even minus the drama of trials and verdicts, and ...

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Pot Is Putting Encinitas' Love of Farming to the Test - Voice of San Diego

 11 Apr 2017, 7:01 am

Voice of San Diego

Pot Is Putting Encinitas' Love of Farming to the Test
Voice of San Diego
Growing plants is so ingrained in Encinitas' identity that a poinsettia adorns its seal, and the city proclaimed itself the Flower Capital of the World. But many flower farmers are struggling, and hope growing pot will buoy their businesses — if the ...

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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.
What Poinsettias Have to do with US-Mexico RelationsJSTOR Daily
Calvin Finch: Caring for poinsettiasSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Poinsettias Are Mexico's Heritage To The Holidays — Thanks To A US DiplomatFronteras: The Changing America Desk
Newspapper -The State -Bedfordview & Edenvale News
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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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Help your poinsettia be a repeat performer - Orlando Sentinel

 29 Nov 2016, 8:10 am

Orlando Sentinel

Help your poinsettia be a repeat performer
Orlando Sentinel
One plant is a shining star in our neighborhood and it is growing in front of a neighbor's home. It has been there all year but just coming into color during the month of November. Have you guessed the name of this bright red plant? Yes, it is a ...


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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Five ways to milk every last penny out of your poinsettia - PennLive.com

 9 Jan 2017, 6:11 am

PennLive.com

Five ways to milk every last penny out of your poinsettia
PennLive.com
Most people toss their December-bought poinsettias with the Christmas tree - or at least when they lose their festive color. But the end of color doesn't mean end of the line. The poinsettia is a plant that can give other interest in other ways and ...

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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 ...


History of the poinsettia's association with Christmas - Redlands Daily Facts

 5 Dec 2016, 11:32 pm

Redlands Daily Facts

History of the poinsettia's association with Christmas
Redlands Daily Facts
Poinsettias are the most popular houseplant in the world. Every Christmas season, Americans snap up more than $200 million worth of the festive plants. They adorn mantels, tables and hallways across the country. Poinsettias were originally brought to ...

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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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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 ...


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 ...