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National Poinsettia Day

December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Many of us have one of these Mexican natives decorating our home or office, yet most people know little about this plant in the spurge family. The showy, colored parts of the "flowers" are actually colored bracts (modified leaves), and have been bred to come in a variety of flower colors besides the typical red.

Read more about Euphorbia pulcherrima.


Amaryllis, Hippeastrum

Amaryllis bulbs make wonderful holiday gifts and are a welcome sight during a long cold winter with their large, colorful long-lasting flowers. If you can provide the right conditions, it’s not hard to maintain the plants after flowering in order to get them to rebloom the following year. To learn more about these bulbs, read this article...

Cyclamen

Colorful flowers are always welcome indoors in the winter. Cyclamen persicum is a tender plant that is grown as a houseplant for its bright white, pink or red flowers that can bloom for months.  It may be difficult to provide the right conditions to get this plant to rebloom, however. To learn more about what cyclamen needs to thrive, read this article...

Landscape Pesticide Registry

Landscape Pesticide Advance Notice RegistryDid you know the state of Wisconsin will notify you when lawn and landscape pesticides are to be applied to properties adjacent to your home by commercial applicators? To take advantage of this free service, all you have to do is sign up online with WI-DATCP. For more details on the program read the full article...

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