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Eddie’s Corner: Properly Care For Holiday and Gift Plants

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, December, 1, 2014

PoinsettaFrom poinsettias to cyclamen and showy amaryllis to Christmas cacti, plants are popular holiday and hostess gifts. Receiving a live plant as a gift is a treat. Caring for them can draw mixed emotions, but fear not. By learning just a little about what a plant needs, you can keep your gifts flourishing through the season and sometimes for years after. Let’s take a look at several varieties.   Continue reading