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Blog Entries - Winter

Several houseplants on stands in front of a window

Houseplants to the Rescue - Beat the Winter Blahs

January 2, 2023  |  Benefits of Houseplants, Houseplants, Winter

Has winter got you down? Are you feeling a little gray and sludgy? These are all symptoms of gardening withdrawal – or as we call them, the blahs!

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wreaths for Christmas

Wreaths: The History of Christmas' Favorite Pine

December 5, 2022  |  pine, Winter, wreaths

It’s the most wonderful time of year! 

 

Winter is upon us, and with it comes a white blanket of snow, festive yuletide carols, freshly spiced eggnog, and, of course, the deep forest greens of a coniferous wreath.  

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fall garden in his hands

Your Fall Garden Checklist to Prepare for Winter

October 3, 2022  |  Checklist, Garden, Winter

There is a chill nip in the air, the leaves are vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows, and they will soon fall to the ground. All around us our friends, neighbors, and coworkers are beginning to dress in layered clothes and thick wool coats.  

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Evergreens tree branch

Why Evergreens Stay Green in Winter

March 7, 2022  |  Evergreens, Garden, Winter

Evergreens are one of the most beautiful parts of any yard or garden. 

Commonly associated with winter, Evergreens get their name from their unique ability to retain green leaves in the winter season.  

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Traditional Christmas Plants and Flowers

Fun Facts About Christmas Plants

December 6, 2021  |  Christmas Plants and flowers, Winter

From Poinsettias to Mistletoe, some plants are undeniably associated with Christmas. They are often plants that reach their peak beauty in the winter and convey a sense of cheer for the Christmas season. Mostly they are associated with good luck, new beginnings, and kinship.  

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