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Why throw those holiday plants away after the holidays?
With a little love, attention and knowledge, they can be
the gift that keeps on giving year after year.



Poinsettias

Poinsettias are one of the most popular of holiday plants.
Here are some websites with tips on maintaining
the festive holiday plant:

The Poinsettia Page

by the University of Illinois Extension covers the legend
of the Poinsettia, information on selecting and caring for
them, techniques to get them to re-bloom and much more.


The Texas Poinsettia Producers Guide

This section of the Texas Extension Service website
explores all aspects of growing poinsettias, the
many different sizes, shapes and forms of poinsettias,
insect and disease control and much more.


Poinsettias for Florida Landscapes

Poinsettias can be grown outdoors in parts
of the southern United States.


Poinsettia Crop Information





Other Holiday Plants

There are more favorite holiday plants like the Christmas Cactus
and Cyclamen. Here are some sites with lots of information on
caring for these plants:


Christmas Cactus

Care of Christmas Cactus important after the holidays.
Article by Purdue University Consumer Horticulture


Amaryllis:
Home Forcing of Potted Amaryllis

Cultural requirements for amaryllis


Santa Land

Holiday Plants


A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

An article on the history of the mistletoe from the University
of Vermont Extension Service by Dr. Leonard Perry.





Christmas Trees

Christmas trees play an important role during in the holiday season.
Read about everything you ever wanted to know about them.


Captain Jack's Christmas Tree Farm

Resource provides links to Christmas tree farms
in the United States. Get tips on how to
care for real trees.


A Christmas Tree - In the USA

An extensive directory of Christmas tree farms
throughout the US with links to the relevent sites.


Christmas Forest

Order fresh wreaths created from Pacific Northwest trees.


All About Christmas Trees

The University of Illinois Extension website is a
great source of information including tree farms,
tree types and care, flowers and greenery.







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