Thanksgiving or Christmas Cactus; Do You Know the Difference?

Most likely, if you’re buying a blooming holiday cactus before the holidays, its a Thanksgiving cactus, not a Christmas cactus. I can’t begin to tell you how often I see stores advertising Thanksgiving cactus as Christmas cactus. (And we’re not even going to bring up their bastard cousin, the Easter cactus – Schlumbergera gaertneri.) ItContinue reading “Thanksgiving or Christmas Cactus; Do You Know the Difference?”

Picking Your Perfect Poinsettia

No more picking your holiday poinsettia and having it fail before the holidays. With these great tips, not only will your poinsettia be a perfect highlight for your table, it can also be next year’s guest! A Little History First… Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are woody shrubs native to Mexico and Central America where grow upContinue reading “Picking Your Perfect Poinsettia”