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Carrie's Cause makes seniors smile with poinsettias - The Oshkosh Northwestern

 2 Mar 2017, 11:29 am

The Oshkosh Northwestern

Carrie's Cause makes seniors smile with poinsettias
The Oshkosh Northwestern
Poinsettias lift up spirits and bring a splash of festive red and green to homes in Oshkosh and across the country during the holidays. If people are lucky, they still are enjoying them in February. At least that's what the foundation Carrie's Cause is ...


Carlsbad OKs condo project, gets Poinsettia Lane extended and new park built - Seaside Courier

 18 Mar 2017, 9:13 pm

Seaside Courier

Carlsbad OKs condo project, gets Poinsettia Lane extended and new park built
Seaside Courier
The Carlsbad City Council on March 14 approved a series of agreements that will enable the missing link of Poinsettia Lane to be completed; create new trails; increase the amount of protected habitat in Carlsbad; create a neighborhood park on the site ...


Pine Grove Christmas Light Committee samples new decoration, seeks sponsors - Republican & Herald

 6 Mar 2017, 1:01 am

Republican & Herald

Pine Grove Christmas Light Committee samples new decoration, seeks sponsors
Republican & Herald
The Pine Grove Christmas Light Committee has the sample poinsettia light on display near H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc. for the next two weeks, in hopes of generating sponsors for the roadside decor. Richard Becker, committee chairman, said the group ...


Carlsbad reaches mutual agreement with environmental and community groups - Coast News

 23 Mar 2017, 1:06 pm

Carlsbad reaches mutual agreement with environmental and community groups
Coast News
The settlement was regarding Poinsettia 61 Community Benefit Agreement, which involved these groups having concerns regarding habitat mitigation and open space issues. In 2015, North County Advocates filed a complaint against Carlsbad regarding the ...


NESLED AWAY BUT CENTRAL TO MOOLOOLABA AND AMENITIES - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

 13 Mar 2017, 6:18 pm

My Sunshine Coast (press release)

NESLED AWAY BUT CENTRAL TO MOOLOOLABA AND AMENITIES
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
NESLED AWAY BUT CENTRAL TO MOOLOOLABA AND AMENITIES. $469,000. Save Property; Saved Property. 92 / 1 Poinsettia Cr, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557. $469,000. 3; 2; 2. NESLED AWAY BUT CENTRAL TO MOOLOOLABA AND AMENITIES.


Bayshore shuffleboard fetes top teams, players ... - North Fort Myers Neighbor

 29 Mar 2017, 8:34 am

North Fort Myers Neighbor

Bayshore shuffleboard fetes top teams, players ...
North Fort Myers Neighbor
One has to wonder if one of the requirements of becoming a Lazy Days resident is the ability to play shuffleboard. It isn't.

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Carlsbad's famed Flower Fields open for business - Seaside Courier

 13 Mar 2017, 6:59 am

Seaside Courier

Carlsbad's famed Flower Fields open for business
Seaside Courier
This spring, the Flower Fields are debuting a new greenhouse blooming with a historical display on the evolution of the poinsettia. The Ecke family, who owns The Flower Fields, originally cultivated the bright scarlet poinsettia flowers. Because the ...


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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Sierwaarde poinsettia hoger dan vorig jaar - NieuweOogst.nu

 14 Mar 2017, 5:36 am

NieuweOogst.nu

Sierwaarde poinsettia hoger dan vorig jaar
NieuweOogst.nu
De gemiddelde sierwaarde van poinsettia komt dit jaar met 3,4 iets hoger uit dan vorig jaar. Dat blijkt uit het houdbaarheidsonderzoek poinsettia dat bij Royal FloraHolland heeft plaatsgevonden. De onderlinge verschillen waren dit seizoen klein, zeggen ...


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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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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Dining Planner: Crowning the king at the Cuban Sandwich smackdown - Tampabay.com

 29 Mar 2017, 8:15 am

Tampabay.com

Dining Planner: Crowning the king at the Cuban Sandwich smackdown
Tampabay.com
This latest outpost at 470 Poinsettia Ave. in Clearwater Beach joins the locations at 2554 N McMullen-Booth Road in Clearwater and at 4041 S Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. The new location offers a preview charity brunch Friday and Saturday benefiting ...

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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
Dirty Fingernails: Poinsettias need absolute darkness to turn red againThe Missoulian
Brighten up holiday with right choice of poinsettiaColumbia County News Times
Renton Reporter -Columbus Dispatch -WisContext
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The New Trader Joe's in West Hollywood Will Open on March 31 - LA Magazine

 7 Mar 2017, 5:34 pm

LA Magazine

The New Trader Joe's in West Hollywood Will Open on March 31
LA Magazine
According to Trader Joe's: On March 31, 2017, at 8 a.m., West Hollywood gets its TJ's back at the same location (7310 Santa Monica Boulevard, between Fuller and Poinsettia), which is now a mixed retail-residential complex called Avalon. Via the company ...


Watch those weeds: University of Missouri studies pollinator mixes as one source of Palmer amaranth seeds - Hannibal.net

 11 Mar 2017, 8:41 am

Hannibal.net

Watch those weeds: University of Missouri studies pollinator mixes as one source of Palmer amaranth seeds
Hannibal.net
Growers often confuse Palmer amaranth with waterhemp. About five pigweed species are common in Missouri. Palmer amaranth bears long petioles on leaves and large, sharp bracts at the leaf axils. The leaves are also arranged like a poinsettia's. It is ...

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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 ...
Taking care of your Christmas poinsettiaRoanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Gardening for the HolidaysCaryCitizen

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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
Christmas poinsettias have ties to Mexico, GreenvilleSpartanburg Herald Journal
NRToday.com -Romper -Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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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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North County Report: Behold, a Development Battle With a Happy Ending - Voice of San Diego

 22 Mar 2017, 2:57 pm

Voice of San Diego

North County Report: Behold, a Development Battle With a Happy Ending
Voice of San Diego
At issue was a change Carlsbad made to its General Plan and Climate Action Plan, to accommodate Poinsettia 61, a 123-home subdivision on 51 acres in the Aviara neighborhood. North County Advocates represents a group of residents involved in several ...


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 ...