Friday, January 25, 2013

Home Grown: Saving Holiday Gift Plants


Ornamental plants like poinsettias, Christmas Cacti, Christmas Kalanchoe, amaryllis bulbs and miniature Christmas trees are often given as gifts during the holiday season. Unfortunately, these plants usually don't come with plant care information. And the gift getter may not have a green thumb.

Many people mistakenly leave these plants outside without realizing they aren't very cold hardy. Freezing winter temperatures can quickly turn your new plants to mush. Then your plant-gifts are only suited for the compost bin.

Continued at... Saving Holiday Gift Plants


Home Grown
Amaryllis Bulbs
Christmas Cacti
Home and Garden Center
Plants and Seeds

No comments: